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Dale Pike sentenced to prison following death of Gareth Pugh at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club

‘Boss Golf Balls’ founder Dale Pike was sentenced to prison after employee Gareth Pugh drowned while diving to collect golf balls at Peterstone Lakes Golf..

Home and Away – Brits getting sunburnt in the UK and abroad

In the last year, over 35% of Brits have been sunburnt while in the UK, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists…

Drayton Manor Splash Canyon ride: Evha Jannath named as girl who died

Evha Jannath died after falling out of a circular boat on the Splash Canyon attraction during a school trip to Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire…

Hatters Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

An unannounced inspection by the HSE at a Hatters Hostel in Manchester found that no asbestos survey had been conducted prior to a basement conversion…

Fairground death leads to prosecution for amusement company

Michael O’Brien, 45, of Shoreham-by-Sea, was killed on 27 April 2011 whilst setting up of a fun fair run by Stevens Amusements Ltd at Bassetts Park…

British Airways warned over ‘downplaying’ toxic fume events

Britain’s largest union, Unite warned British Airways against downplaying harmful fume events on board aircraft by reclassifying them as ‘odour events’…

Daylight savings at 100 – a century of wasted opportunity

Daylight saving time is 100 years old, and family safety charity RoSPA, also celebrating its centenary, is calling for a time-shift fit for the 21st century…

Police believe Ben Needham was ‘killed in digger accident’ as search in Kos ends

On 17 October, police concluded that in 1991, missing toddler Ben Needham died as a result of a digger accident on the Greek island of Kos…

Passenger jet emergency landing – worker left in cargo hold

The TAAG Angola Airlines flight, travelling from Porto to Luanda, Angola’s capital, was already airborne when the trapped worker was discovered missing…

Easyjet pilots vote to strike over fatigue health and safety risk

If actioned, the walkout could cause major disruption to Easyjet flights at Edinburgh and Glasgow airports over the busy half-term break…