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Worker dies after 6 m skylight fall

A carton manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker fell to his death through a skylight at its factory in Birmingham. 

Rydon fined £500,000 after worker fell to his death

Two construction firms must pay more than £900,000 after a labourer died when a temporary platform collapsed. 

Scaffolding collapse narrowly missed nursery children

A scaffolding company that failed to securely install scaffolding has been fined £24,000 after the temporary structure collapsed onto a neighbouring primary school a few metres away from nursey children.

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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?

House of hazards

When domestic accidents are a major contributor to sick leave, shouldn’t OSH practitioners do more to promote home safety? 

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