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Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman’s death
The operator of a fishing vessel which lost a crewman overboard has admitted health and safety offences.47-year old Annang Neurtey was lost at sea after he was struck by a wire on board the 20 metre trawler, Aquarius. The boat had left Aberdeen Harbour just before 1am on 17 August 2015 to return...
Russian stadium roof collapses and kills worker
  The roof of a Russian sports stadium has collapsed, while a demolition worker was on top cutting through metal supports, killing him instantly.Drone footage, from Fontanka media agency, shows a man detaching a roof structure with a blow torch at The SKK Peterburgskiy Stadium in St...
Carlsberg to be prosecuted over worker's death in ammonia leak
 Carlsberg is to be prosecuted under health and safety laws after a worker was killed during an ammonia leak at its UK brewery.David Chandler, 45, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, died after gas leaked from the refrigeration system at Carlsberg in Northampton on 9 November 2016.The...
Catterick Army base crush contractor served in Afghanistan
 A contractor who was crushed to death at an Army base had undertaken two tours of Afghanistan as a volunteer, his family said.Alistair Ferguson, from Richmond, North Yorkshire, was working for engineering firm Babcock at nearby Catterick Garrison when he was killed.Mr Ferguson, 58, was...
Death on the line at Newbury
 TRAIN services are disrupted this evening because of a death on the line at Newbury.Great Western Railway reported the incident at around 2pm.The social media message stated: "Due to a person being hit by a train at Newbury all lines are blocked. Disruption is expected until the end of the...
Man dies at Muller's Market Drayton HQ in Shropshire
 A man has died at dairy giant Muller's headquarters in Shropshire.The victim, a contractor, was carrying out maintenance work to a lift at the time, the yoghurt manufacturer said.An investigation into the death on Tuesday at Tern Valley Business Park, Market Drayton, is under way, it...
Dunstable bus crash kills pedestrian
 A pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a bus.The man died at the scene of the crash on a busway - a guided track that only buses can use - in Jeans Way in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday.The Health and Safety Executive said it was aware of the crash and was "making...
Nursing home fined £12,000 for safety breach which led to resident’s death
 Nursing home fined £12,000 for safety breach which led to resident’s deathA Co Down nursing home that admitted a health and safety breach, which led to an 82-year-old resident’s death, has been fined £12,000.Imposing the fine on Slieve Dhu Ltd at Downpatrick Crown Court, Judge...
Quarry Workers five times more likely to die from COPD
 Quarry Workers five times more likely to die from COPDA Quarry Worker is five times more likely to die from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), than a worker in the general population.These were the shocking figures recently communicated during 12 workshops delivered by HSENI...
Man dies in 'accident' at Burnley cake decoration factory
 Man dies in 'accident' at Burnley cake decoration factoryA worker has died after becoming trapped in machinery at a food packaging and cake decoration manufacturers, police have said.Lancashire Police were called to "an industrial accident" at Doric FPD in Burnley shortly before...

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