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Innocent game ends in tragedy as boy, 12, is crushed to death by power-line pole

A MAJOR police investigation is under way after a schoolboy was crushed to death by a power-line pole Keiran Esquierdo was crushed to death by a power-line poleKeiran Esquierdo and a friend were playing on an embankment near his…
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£3.8m in fines handed to companies after worker crushed by concrete in 'accident waiting to happen'

Richard Reddish was crushed by an 11-ton concrete panel at the factory where he worked in North Nottinghamshire Richard Reddish was crushed by an 11-ton concrete panel A mum has described the death of her son at work as an "accident…

Inquest jury shown video footage of Sunderland engineer moments before he was crushed to death

A jury has seen video footage of a Sunderland engineer moments before he was crushed to death inside the lift shaft of a ferry undergoing work at Falmouth docks Stephen Summerside. Father-of-twoStephen Summerside, from Roker, can be…
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Wisbech tree worker fined after Marshland St James man suffers serious head injuries from falling branch

A self-employed tree worker was fined after one of his employees - believed to be from Marshland St James - had to be placed in an induced coma, suffered skull fractures and lost his sight in one eye Self-employed Marshland St James…
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Mental health care for new mothers in Wales 'unacceptable'

Calls have been made for a specialist mother and baby unit to open in Wales to help those suffering mental illness Image copyright: GETTY IMAGESWales' own mother and baby unit was closed in 2013The lack of in-patient care…
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Eating asbestos as a child leaves woman fighting rare cancer at the age of 23

A young woman was devastated to learn she had developed a mystifying asbestos-related cancer which affects male builders aged over 75 The only explanation 23-year-old Danielle Smalley can think of is that she must have eaten some…
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Facebook funds anti-bullying training in schools

Facebook has said it will fund existing training for one young person in every UK secondary school so they can support children who experience cyber-bullying Image copyright: GETTY IMAGESThere are 4,500 secondary schools in…
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Great Yarmouth boxer death coroner shares safety fears

A coroner has raised concerns about unlicensed boxing events following the death of a novice boxer who was knocked unconscious in his first bout Image copyright: MAGDALENA MOCZYKKuba Moczyk was taking part in his first…
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Wilton power plant owner fined £1.3m for leg injury

An energy company has been fined £1.3m after a worker lost part of his leg as a result of an industrial accident Sembcorp Utilities UK runs the Wilton 10 power plantSembcorp Utilities UK, which operates the Wilton 10 power…
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M&Ds theme park owners handed £1.4m insurance payout for closure after rollercoaster FLEW OFF rails injuring kids and teens

Emergency services raced to the scene in June 2016 following the incident that saw a child as young as 11 hurt Prosecutors are considering whether to bring charges against the company after receiving a report from the Health and Safety…

Chard Carnival worker seriously injured

A woman was seriously injured when she fell under a carnival cart at a parade in Somerset The incident happened near Tesco on Tapstone Road at about 22:00 BSTThe road crew member became trapped under the vehicle at the end…
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Two men hospitalised and three animals killed by slurry fumes

Two men have been hospitalised and three animals killed after being overcome by slurry fumes Emergency services attended a farm in the Fintona area of Co Tyrone on Saturday. Two men were treated at the scene before…