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Safety statistics show fall in leaks and injuries offshore

19-07-2011

The number of offshore oil and gas leaks that could potentially lead to a major incident has fallen, according to new safety statistics released today (Tuesday 19 July)

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that there were 73 major or significant hydrocarbon releases associated wit…

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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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