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£150,000 fine after roofer falls while fixing leaky roof

A repair and maintenance company has been fined £150,000 after a worker fell 2 m off a ladder while working on a roof.

Marine contractor fined after worker sustained collapsed lung in 6 m fall

An Essex-based marine contractor that failed to fit a gangway during a houseboat conversion because of time pressures has been fined after a worker fell 6 m and sustained life-changing injuries.

Training failures left delivery driver with traumatic brain injury on first day of work

An agency worker who fell off a raised tail lift and suffered a brain injury on his first day in a new job had not been trained to use the equipment safely, a court was told.

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Liverpool Football Club: Goal getters

We talk to the Premier League club’s senior health and safety manager about CDM duties and procuring a bespoke health and safety management system to standardise its work. 

A SWIFT response

A variant on HAZOP analysis could bring new thoroughness to your risk assessments. 

Under the influence?

Are workers with health problems and taking medication at greater risk of workplace accidents? We look at the latest IOSH-sponsored research. 

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