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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust fined £1m following death of John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital, Lincolnshire

John Biggadike, a patient at the NHS Trust hospital, died on 10 April 2012 from internal injuries after falling onto the metal post of a standing aid hoist…

New tougher test for fork lift operators comes into force

From the 1st September, anyone training as a fork lift truck operator will find the test considerably tougher than ever before. The Accrediting Bodies …

Aldi fined £1 million after delivery driver loses toes in “horrific” accident

The driver sustained severe foot injuries while operating a powered pallet truck at the Aldi store in Somercotes, Derbyshire. He fractured all his toes…

Engineering firm fined after inadequate controls lead to employees suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

One worker was undertaking a significant amount of grinding and polishing. Despite reporting his HAVS symptoms, his supervisor instructed him to continue…

Para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies in training after discus cage ‘fell on his head’

Abdullah Hayayei, a F34 class thrower from UAE, was training at Newham Leisure Centre on Tuesday 11 July. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 17:20 BST..

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..

ISO 18295-1: Improving customer experience with new standard for call centres

ISO 18295-1, a newly published standard, specifies best practice for all contact centres and includes customer communications, complaints handling and employee engagement…

Warburtons fined £1.9m after agency worker Wayne Thorpe injured arm on bread line conveyor belt

CCTV footage revealed that while cleaning the bread line at the Warburtons Eastwood plant, Wayne Thorpe became trapped between a conveyor belt and moulder..

Contractor sentenced after death of retired farmer James Headland

James Headland, a retired farmer, was struck in the neck by wire ejected from contractor Adrian Pickett’s hedge cutting machine. Headland, 73, later died…

Steel company fined £1m after oxygen pipe explosion

The Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering Limited worker, 57, suffered life changing injuries after the explosion in 2013. He received third degree burns…