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Pilot error caused Shoreham crash that claimed 11 lives, court told

The pilot of a vintage fighter jet which crashed into a dual carriageway when an aerobatic stunt went wrong, killing 11 people and injuring 13 others, had been known to “take risks”, jurors at the Old Bailey have been told.

Pub co fined over Slug and Lettuce hand injury

The operator of the Slug and Lettuce pub chain has been fined £100,000 after a cellar door slammed on a worker’s hand at its Colchester branch in Essex.

Council’s CDM regs violation led to falling roof trusses

A local authority in the north east of England that was the principal contractor (PC) for a construction project in Darlington, County Durham, has been sentenced after a worker was struck by falling roof trusses.


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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?