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How safety barriers are reducing workplace accidents easily and effectively

14-01-2014

photo shows a barrier being used to block a hazardMany workplace accidents take place either when the employees fail to recognize a prospective perilous situation or when the company’s owner or the management team fails to install safety barriers. Reports about near misses and fatal accidents often signify that the causes of these accidents were ow…

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Owner fined for girl's fall from funfair ride in Birmingham

21-02-2012

A fairground owner from Nottingham has been sentenced after a 12-year-old girl injured her leg when she was thrown from a faulty ride in Birmingham.

Birmingham Magistrates' Court heard the girl fell about three metres through a gap in a barrier gate on the Tagada fairground ride at Star City, Birmin…

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