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Making your business a safer place with mobile communication

20-12-2012

Many workplace environments are constantly working toward improving communication because it directly affects safety and business. Over the course of the day, co-workers must communicate from office to office, from office to warehouse, and from the workplace to out in the field. The ability to get i…

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Firms fined over university death

20-06-2012

A carpenter died when a large slab of concrete fell on him during construction of a new accommodation block at Bath University.

Philip Hames, of Weston-super-Mare, was working for Creagh Concrete Products on the University’s Claverton Down Campus when he adjusted a metal prop without realising …

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Company fined after worker sustains serious burns

01-03-2012

An employee of an Oxfordshire-based engineering company sustained life-threatening burns after striking a high voltage electric cable during construction work on the new Crossrail railway.

Fugro Engineering Services Ltd was appointed principal contractor to deliver a series of ground investigatio…

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