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Two companies fined £310,000 over cladder’s 10 m fall

A construction firm and a roofing contractor have been fined a total of £310,000 after a cladder was seriously injured when he fell 9.7 m through a rooflight.

Contractor died after Wrexham farm roof plunge

A farmer from Wrexham in Wales has been fined £26,000 after a worker died when he fell through a cow shed skylight. 

Electrical contractor fined after two fell down floor hatch

Two pensioners sustained injuries when they fell through an uncovered floor hatch at a home in Scotland, a court has been told.

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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. 

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