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Falling plank struck toddler on the head in ‘horrendous’ incident

A self-employed builder has been handed a suspended prison sentence after a three-year-old girl in a pushchair was hit on the head by a falling timber plank. 

Liquidated co that ignored noise enforcement notice to appeal £32k fine

A manufacturer of luxury camping – or “glamping” – pods that closed earlier this year is to appeal its fine. The £32,000 penalty was handed down after its failure to comply with an improvement notice relating to noise exposure. 

St Albans FC fined after volunteer’s fatal roof fall

St Albans City Football and Athletic Club, which “failed in its duty of care towards volunteers”, has been fined after a pensioner died after falling through a roof.


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Humber Bridge: open all hours

Maintaining the Grade 1 listed structure involves working round high wind speeds and 24/7 traffic flow.

Kevin Furniss, APM Terminals

The most senior OSH practitioner at shipping giant Maersk has strong views on the need to talk the language of business and to work themselves out of jobs. 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.