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Tyre worker 46, killed in horror tyre blast – Health and Safety Training

A tyre firm worker has been killed after a tyre he was repairing exploded.

The man, dad-of-one Gary Jackson, 46, from Preston, was working alone at Red Scar Tyres, when…

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Prosecution after death caused by unsafe work at height

Millennium Rubber International Ltd and United Crane Services Ltd were both prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and fined a total of £100,000 following the death of…

Bury firm fined £40000 with £45000 costs after accident left man unable to walk again.

A lack of training, supervision and failure to maintain equipment, led to a horrific accident, which resulted in HGV driver from Manchester , being unable to walk again after…

Serviceplan Contracts Ltd prosecuted by HSE

A 29-year-old man from Tyldesley, who has asked not to be named, could have been killed when he fell off a forklift truck in Leigh while trying to climb…

Changes to National Minimum Wage

from 1st October the National Minimum Wage increases as follows:

  • the adult rate increases to £6.08 an hour
  • the rate for 18-20 year olds  increase to £4.98 an hour
  • the rate for 16-17 year olds…
Agency Workers Regulations 2010

The Agency Workers Regulations came into force on 1st October 2010, and have significant implications for employers. The primary purpose of the Regulations is to ensure that, after…

Employee prosecuted by HSE / Employer not to blame

So often we hear about Companies that are failing to meet their legal responsibilities and, as a result, people are injured or killed. Recently we read in the press about…

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