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Building co fined £65k after carpenter falls from height

Significant gaps in generic risk assessments have led to a worker sustaining nerve and tissue damage to his lower back.

Contractor and roofing co in court over KFC roof fall

Two firms have been fined more than £225,000 after a worker fell through a fragile roof while building a KFC drive-through. 

Chemical co in court after faulty ladder led to 2 m fall

A firm that manufactures chemicals for the agriculture and pharmaceutical sectors has appeared in the dock for the second time in two years, after a worker fell two metres from a ladder and sustained a serious elbow injury.

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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. 

Clear your head

How can we stop cognitive bias clouding our judgement in accident and incident investigations?

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