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Prevention of infection and communicable disease control in prisons and places of detention

27-09-2011

This document from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) provides guidance for healthcare workers and other staff who work in prisons and places of detention. The manual provides advice on specific infections and dealing with outbreaks, key points on immunisation and vaccination and guidance on infecti…

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Health and Safety News - 14 July 2010

14-07-2010

Health Protection Agency fined for spillage

The HPA has been fined £25,000 following the spillage of up to a billion doses of the lethal bug E.coli during an accident at its north London laboratory.

Crewman crushed by ferry door

A ferry crewman has been crushed by a water-tight hydraulic d…

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Health and Safety News - 16 June 2010

16-06-2010

Fairground worker injured

A 17-year-old fairground worker was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital with head injuries after he fell from a ride.

Accident at Hartlepool scrap yard

A 50-year-old scrap yard worker's jaw was broken whenhe was hit in the face by a piece of metal.

British w…

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