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Bedford Care Provider Fined £550k

A Bedford-based healthcare provider has been fined after failing to act on concerns raised by an occupational health nurse Southwark Crown Court heard that a Ramsay Health Care (UK) employee had raised concerns with the Health and Safety…
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Llangammarch Wells fire: Multiple deaths probe continues

Investigations are continuing into a fatal house fire in which a father and several of his children are feared to have died  Aerial footage of the house shows the devastation caused by the blaze Three…
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Investigation after man, 27, taken to major trauma centre after falling from ladder at building site

A health and safety is investigating after a 27-year-old man was injured in a fall from a ladder on a building site He had been working on a development of 106 homes in Baldwins Gate when the accident happened. Emergency services were…
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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 Executive…
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Scottish cardiac arrest resuscitation rates rise

More Scots are being successfully resuscitated following a cardiac arrest, document.write(""); according to Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) figures Image copyright: GETTY IMAGESOver the last six months, an average of 66% of…
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'I had a cardiac arrest at my sister's wedding'

About 10, document.write(""); 000 people die each year because bystanders do not know how to do CPR if they see someone in cardiac arrest, the British Heart Foundation says Image copyright: JEZ DICKSONCarly (right) walking down…
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California fires: Scores missing as death toll rises to 17

More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California's wine region, document.write(""); police say Fire survivor: 'I don't have any neighbours any more.' At least 17 people are now confirmed…
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Ten dead as thousands flee California wine country wildfires

As firefighters battle more than a dozen wildfires, document.write(""); thousands of people flee their homes amid reports that escape roads are blocked  Wildfires devastate parts of California At least 10 people are dead and two have…
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Man taken to hospital in air ambulance after industrial incident in Hunts Cross

Man, document.write(""); in his 30s, thought to have been injured while working inside an HGV A man was taken to hospital with head, back and hip injuries after an industrial incident in Hunts Cross . The worker, in his thirties, was…
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Two people critically injured after building explosion

Bonkle Road in Newmains has been closed while emergency services attend the incident A man and a woman are in a critical condition in hospital following an explosion at a commercial premises in North Lanarkshire. The Scottish Ambulance Service…
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Grenfell Tower: delayed backup engines 'hampered rescue'

Fire Brigades Union says situation may have been worsened by closures of fire stations and safety deregulation  An hour after the Grenfell Tower fire began, there were numerous teams on site, but by this point conditions were much…
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Police Federation - Stress plan launched as ‘not enough being done’ to support mental health

A new national stress plan has been launched to help forces improve officer wellbeing. The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) presented its nine-point strategy to force and federation health and safety representatives…