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Illegal gas work causes serious explosion

Daniel George Hickling, 39, from Howsham, Lincolnshire, has been prosecuted with an 11-month prison sentence suspended for two years, 300 hours of unpaid work and pay costs of £2,000 after carrying out illegal gas work in a Nettleton home. 

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Remembering those hit by workplace accidents

The UK will unite in quiet reflection this Sunday - Workers’ Memorial Day - to remember thousands of lives lost or affected due to workplace accidents or ill health. Sunday, 28th April, is also World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

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Health and safety and the older worker

The Southern District of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Ireland Branch has held an event to discuss the health and safety risks associated with extending the pension age in Ireland.

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Building contractor prosecuted after worker loses leg

A director of a Wimborne building firm has been fined after a self-employed worker was seriously injured when working on an extension at a local cottage.

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Mirror, munch, manoeuvre

New research has revealed two thirds of motorists eat when behind the wheel despite most drivers thinking it’s dangerous and should be illegal. Almost one in six (15%) motorists have also crashed or had a near miss as a result of in-car eating.

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Glass company in court after employee loses finger

A West Midlands glass processor has been prosecuted for safety breaches after an employee's finger had to be amputated when it was crushed in machinery.

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Compensation awarded for pothole trip

An Australian charity worker has been awarded “substantial damages” after he tripped in a pothole in South London and sustained a serious brain injury, reports the BBC.

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Food company fined over worker's death

A West Yorkshire firm has been fined £250,000 for safety offences after a gas explosion in an industrial bakery oven ripped through its factory - killing a father of two and badly injuring another worker.

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Improving worker protection in Europe

Workers across Europe are set to receive greater protection from exposure to harmful chemicals at work if a recent proposal from the European Commission is adopted.

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Controversial new road accident costs rules to remain

The Law Society has said that it regretted the failure of a High Court action brought by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and Motor Accident Solicitors Society against the government, which sought to overturn its decision to reduce legal costs recoverable by people injured in road accidents. The Law Society had intervened in the case, on behalf of its 160,000 solicitor members.

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Halifax company in court on safety charge

A Halifax firm that makes shop fitting equipment has been prosecuted after one of its employees had his arm crushed when it was drawn into an unguarded machine.

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Road casualty statistics

The Department for Transport has published statistics on personal injury accidents on public roads in the year ending September 2012.

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Greater use of rehabilitation in personal injury claims

Thirteen years after its launch, the Rehabilitation Code is now “a fully established part of the claims process”, according to a report by the IUA-ABI Rehabilitation Working Party.

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Window firm fined over severed finger

A Macclesfield window manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees had a finger cut off by a rotating saw.

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