HSE International

Three hospitalised after chemical spill at Total Fitness gym

Four fire engines and a hazardous materials vehicle attended the gym in Aintree, Liverpool, when the alarm was raised following a chlorine spill…

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…

Top 10 health & safety myths – from banning conkers to throwing mortarboards

Health and safety is blamed for all sorts of baffling decisions, but many of these supposed regulations are, in fact, not required by law at all…

Alton Towers’ owners Merlin fined £5million over Smiler crash

“The court have imposed what we believe is a record fine for the industry… money alone will never replace limbs nor heal the psychological scars…”

Piercing aftercare warning: cleansing product linked to infection

Public Health England: The product, linked to cases of serious infection, is a 100ml bottled aftercare saline spray manufactured by Lion Care Products Ltd.

Coastguard safety warnings following six sea deaths around Britain

Strong winds and high tides are feared to be behind the deaths of three men, two women and a young boy in Cornwall, Aberdeen, Dorset, Essex and Jersey.

Oslo concert venue ceiling collapse injures 15

Fifteen people suffered minor injuries on Sunday when the ceiling of a concert venue in the Norwegian Capital partly collapsed on to a concert crowd.

VIDEO: Carbon monoxide safety video released following Wroxham boat deaths

Accident investigators have warned of the dangers of carbon monoxide after the deaths of a couple and their dog on a boat on the Norfolk Broads.

Boy dies on waterslide billed as ‘world’s biggest’ in Kansas

The incident happened on Sunday on the Verrueckt ride, which drops users almost 169 feet (52 metres) at 65mph (105kph) in a three-person raft.

Theatres given final warning to ensure ceilings are safe

Historic theatres with suspended fibrous plaster ceilings must have had them inspected by the end of this month or face a clamp down by the Health and Safety Executive.

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