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Watford binman death: Jury discharged in health and safety trial
 The jury has been discharged in the trial of a refuse company charged after the death of a binman who was dragged under a lorry.Peter Coleman, 54, from Dunstable, was working alone at the Woodside Leisure Park in Watford in October 2014 when he became trapped under the rear axle.His...
Walsall house explosion: Woman dies in fire
A 67-year-old woman has died in a house explosion that caused a large fire.Paramedics were already at the property in New Street, Walsall, responding to a medical emergency when the explosion happened at about 17:20 BST on Monday.Four other adults and a child were evacuated from the house, but...
Watford binman death: Jury discharged in health and safety trial
 The jury has been discharged in the trial of a refuse company charged after the death of a binman who was dragged under a lorry.Peter Coleman, 54, from Dunstable, was working alone at the Woodside Leisure Park in Watford in October 2014 when he became trapped under the rear axle.His...
Farmer Richard Tudor killed in tractor accident at Llanerfyl
 Tributes have been paid to a well-known farmer killed in a tractor accident in Powys.Father-of-two Richard Tudor, 45, died on Friday while working on his farm at Llanerfyl, Montgomeryshire.A family friend said the community was "deeply shocked" by his death and he would be "sorely...
Health Board fined after deaths of three patients
 Tayside Health Board has been fined following three incidents where patients died by suicide using ligature points.Perth Sheriff Court was told that, between 1 April 2012 and 4 November 2015, on the Moredun Ward at general adult psychiatry ward of Murray Royal Hospital, Muirhall Road,...
CONTRACTOR GUILTY IN FIRST EVER DRIVER FATIGUE CASE
 The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has prosecuted a contractor after two men suffering with fatigue died in a road traffic accident.Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died on 19 June 2013 when Zac fell asleep at the wheel of his work van while driving back to Doncaster after a night...
Two workers died after insufficient rest
 Two men died in a road traffic accident as a result of their employer, Renown Consultants Limited, failing to ensure that they were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely.Nottingham Crown Court heard that Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died on 19 June 2013 when Mr Payne fell...
Firm fined after death of man at livestock mart
 A Co. Tyrone firm has been fined £12,500 following the death of a man at a livestock mart in Clogher.Clogher Valley Livestock Producers pleaded guilty to one breach of health and safety legislation at Dungannon Court, following an incident where farmer Mr Harry McAnespie died after being...
Topshop death: Safety investigation underway
 The death of a 10-year-old boy killed by a falling queue barrier at a Topshop store will be investigated on health and safety grounds.An inquest jury recently ruled that Kaden Reddick, from Reading, died accidentally at the town’s Oracle shopping centre on 13 February 2017. He suffered a...
Topshop death: Safety investigation underway
 The death of a 10-year-old boy killed by a falling queue barrier at a Topshop store will be investigated on health and safety grounds.An inquest jury recently ruled that Kaden Reddick, from Reading, died accidentally at the town’s Oracle shopping centre on 13 February 2017. He suffered a...

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