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A self-employed contractor has been found guilty of health and safety offences after an employee died when the trench he was working in collapsed on him.

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Ireland's Injuries Board recently published its 2015 annual overview, which reveals that 33,561 new personal injury claims were submitted to the Board in 2015.

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Tackling the Cancer Risk from Dust

Posted by on in Accidents at Work

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has called for a more joined up approach to controlling mineral dust in the workplace to help reduce the UK’s occupational cancer burden.

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A farming company has appeared in Jedburgh Sheriff Court charged with health and safety breaches after a young man was killed while trying to clear a blockage in a grain bin at a farm in Hawick.

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A new report has revealed that hundreds of babies are left brain-damaged each year in England because the NHS does not learn from its failures.

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An inquest into the death of a former primary school teacher has concluded that she died as a result of exposure to asbestos during her teaching career, the Guardian reports.

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New Sheriff Appeal Court Opens

Posted by on in Personal Injury Claims

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court now has jurisdiction to hear civil appeals from sheriff courts.

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A construction firm has appeared in court on health and safety charges after a worker was seriously injured when he fell approximately two and a half metres.

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New laws to modernise the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) process have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

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New guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks has been launched by the construction industry.

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A boy who sustained severe brain damage as a result of failings by medical staff after his birth has been awarded compensation amounting to over £6 million, reports the Doncaster Free Press.

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A Glasgow printing and packaging company has been sentenced after a worker’s hand was severely injured in machinery.

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New figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have revealed that over a million people are being made ill by their work, which is costing society around £14.3 billion.

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An MP in England has published a Private Members’ Bill that calls for greater fairness for bereaved people and victims of psychiatric harm in England and Wales.

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A well-known food manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered severe leg and foot injuries while working on one of its production lines.

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East Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to make a pledge to a campaign against the biggest cause of work-related deaths.

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The UK Government is due to release detailed road casualty figures for 2014. According to the RAC Foundation, these are expected to show that last year in Great Britain 1,775 people died on the roads (a 4% increase on the year before).  A further 22,807 were seriously injured (a 5% annual increase).

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) No Time to Lose campaign has recently received the backing of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Skin (APPG), which raises awareness of skin-related issues at Parliament.

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The Injuries Board in Ireland saw a 7% increase in new personal injury claims in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year, taking the total number of new claims received to 17,132.

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Family Compensated Following Hospital Death

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An English NHS Trust has agreed to pay substantial compensation to the family of a patient who died after receiving substandard care at one of its hospitals, reports the Mirror.

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