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Who visits HealthSafetyNews.co.uk?

29-01-2015

Photo shows a globeThanks to Google, we can see who has been visiting HealthSafetyNews.co.uk, more specifically, where they are in the World. Looking at the number for the past two months, we get a pretty clear picture.

It's probably not a surprise that just over 72% of visitors were based in the United Kingdom but w…

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Factory explosion is China kills three workers

05-01-2012

Three people were killed and four others injured in a workshop explosion in Zhejiang Province last night.

Initial reports are that a reaction kettle exploded and triggered a fire in a chemical factory.

All seven workers trapped following the explosion were rescued, but two died at the scene, and ano…

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iPad 2 supplier factory explosion injures 61 workers

19-12-2011

An explosion at Shanghai's Riteng Computer Accessory Company factory has left 61 workers injured, 23 of whom have been hospitalised with burns.

The accident occurred on Saturday afternoon, with the factory in the middle of a trial production run of aluminium back panels for Apple's iPad 2 tablet.

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China suspends all new nuclear power plants

18-03-2011

China FlagChina’s State Council has announced that it is suspending approval for all new nuclear power plants until the government can issue revised safety rules, following the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan.

For further details, visit The Washington Post.

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Global working at height news

26-11-2010

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium - New Zealand

Three workers from England and one from Scotland each held the highest level three certification in their trade, meaning they were experts in the climbing, lifting and rescue techniques. They went to Dunedin, New Zealand to work for Avalon, a subcontracto…

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