Offshore health and safety boost - G+ report says incidents that could lead to fatalities or life-changing injuries were down in 2018

Health and safety incidents fell last year among members of the G+ Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, according to a new report. The 2018 Incident Data Report found that high potential incidents – defined as having the ability…

Two dead after crash involving Sevilla striker Joao Maleck

Two people have died following a car accident involving Sevilla Atletico striker Joao Maleck - who himself was injured - in Mexico. The Mexican youth international striker joined the Andalusian club in January on a loan deal with an option…
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Gas leak at Mossmorran plant in Fife prompts safety probe

The UK government’s safety watchdog has launched an investigation into a prolonged leak of highly flammable gas at ExxonMobil’s petrochemical complex at Mossmorran in Fife. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) told The Ferret that ethane…
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Safety risks exposed by nuclear bomb convoy exercise in Scotland

An emergency exercise imagining an explosion spreading radioactive contamination from a nuclear bomb convoy crash in East Lothian was hampered by communication breakdowns that would have put people at risk. An official assessment of the exercise…

Players health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers union

Serious concerns have been raised about players’ health at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where temperatures could reach 40C (104F) during some fixtures. The tournament will take place in the middle of the north African summer and…

Firm fined £15,000 over the death of a man who fell into a hole they had dug

A specialist environmental firm has been fined £15,000 over the death of a man who fell into a hole they had dug. Newry Crown Court heard that east Belfast firm Amalgamated Environmental Services Ltd had been contracted by the NI Housing…

Groom in coma after falling through banister on wedding night at historic hotel in West Lothian

A NEWLY married groom is fighting for life in hospital after plunging through a West Lothian hotel banister on his wedding night. Chris Mallon had only tied the knot with bride Avril hours earlier before he suffered horrific injuries in the…

Yoga teacher on phone in cycle crash to get payout

A PEDESTRIAN knocked unconscious when she stepped in front of a cyclist while staring at her phone is set to win compensation. Yoga teacher Gemma Brushett was hit by Robert Hazeldean when she stepped into the road near London Bridge, a court…

Man in hospital after serious industrial accident in West Bridgford

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called shortly before 11am today (Wednesday 19 June 2019) after reports of a serious industrial incident at a domestic property on Mona Road in West Bridgford. The man involved has been taken to hospital.…

007 Health and Safety NEWS!

No health and safety probe for new James Bond movie! After a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios left a worker on the as-yet untitled movie with minor injuries. Health and safety chiefs have declared there is no case to answer following…

Jersey health and safety report shows 90 serious workplace accidents in 2018

Last year there were 90 serious accidents in the workplace that needed investigation in Jersey, according to the island's Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate. The latest annual report showed that 90 percent of inspections carried out…