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Health and Safety News - 18 August 2010

18-08-2010

Survey shows majority of motorists ignore tiredness

New research carried out by road safety charity Brake and insurance firm Direct Line shows that the vast majority of drivers admit to driving while tired - in a survey of 800 drivers, they found that 74 per cent admitted to driving tired during the past 12 months.

Man hurt in electrical explosion

A suspected copper thief is in hospital with serious burns after he was injured while apparently trying to cut electrical cables in Leeds - The 25-year-old was taken to hospital with burns to his face, hands and chest.

Child killed in forklift accident

8-year-old Joseph Trafican was killed on Sunday morning after being struck by a forklift in the parking lot of PT Welding - he was struck after the forklift driver failed to see him.

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