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Worker punctures lungs falling 8m through Salford storage shed roof

The man fell through a timber storage shed roof in 2016 and suffered multiple injuries including a broken leg, elbow and ribs. He punctured his lungs and also had his spleen removed as a result of the fall…

Solar panel firm fined after worker fell 3.5m through roof void

The man suffered injuries including bleeding on the brain, a fractured spleen and fractured ribs. Solarjen Ltd, known as Paul O’Brien Solar Installations…

Five illuminating reasons businesses should switch to LEDs this Earth Day

With National Earth Day approaching, Lyco throws light on why LEDs are an easy way for businesses to reduce its environmental footprint and save money…

Call for action on windfarm safety after two deaths in Scotland

In Scotland, a 37 year old Portuguese worker and a 32 year old Spanish worker have died within two weeks of each other in separate windfarm incidents…

Forestry worker killed by falling tree in Scottish Borders

Emergency services were called to Sunderland Hall estate, near Selkirk, on Tuesday evening, following reports that the man very badly injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene…

Winners of Renewable Energy Health and Safety Awards announced

All the nominees for this year’s awards were of a very high quality, highlighting how seriously safety practices are taken by renewable energy developers…

France bans plastic cutlery and crockery

The new law ensures that producers of disposable plates, cups and cutlery make their products with biologically sourced materials that can be composted.

Block Island: first ever U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

On the completion of North America’s first offshore wind farm, the federal government has unveiled plans for installations off almost all coastlines by 2050

Solar plane makes history after completing round-the-world trip

The aim of the Solar Impulse adventure was not to develop solar-powered planes for widespread use, but to show the capabilities of renewable energy.

“Devastating blow” as Irish Sea windfarm development is cancelled

Cammell Laird shipyard had expected to earn substantial revenues and create hundreds of jobs with plans to construct 400 wind turbines in the Irish Sea.