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Major Workplace Disasters

28-04-2015

Research indicates that since the Introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, fatal injuries to employees have fallen by 87%, and reported non-fatal injuries have fallen by 77%.

However, recent figure provide evidence that 153 workers have a work-related accident every 53 seconds i…

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Health and Safety News - 24 August 2010

24-08-2010

Worker loses fingers in between metal rollers

A Tyneside firm has today been fined £8,000 after a worker's hand was badly injured when it was drawn between two rotating metal rollers.

North Tyneside Magistrates' Court heard how Gary Burke, 45, of North Shields, lost his little finger and part of th…

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