December

16.12.2013

Scaffolding Accident Puts Shoppers in Hospital

While nobody was physically hurt in the accident, which took place on August 17th 2012, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigators established it was "sheer luck" nobody died…

13.12.2013

Man Suffers Spinal Injuries in Fall Accident at Work

Lincoln Magistrates' Court was told by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutors that an unnamed 30-year-old from Scampton fractured a vertebra and had metal plates put in his…

12.12.2013

Man Shatters Arm in Machine Accident at Work

Andrew Thomas, from Leek, was operating a warping machine that runs between 150 and 220 revolutions per minute to take the ends of yarn from bobbins and turn them into a product c…

11.12.2013

Asbestos 'dumped' outside Blackpool school

While no youngsters at Langdale Free School in North Shore were known to have breathed in particles from the bag, Environmental Health teams from Blackpool Council had to be calle…

10.12.2013

Leisure centre fined over child's burns

Jurors at Chelmsford Crown Court were told by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutors that a toddler and his father, neither of whom wish to be named, were walking towards t…