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The 7 most visited pages

Over the last 30 days, the seven most visited pages on HealthSafetyNews.co.uk were:

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Guest blog articles

Did you know that HealthSafetyNews.co.uk accepts guest blog submissions?

Original articles are always welcome, just use the form on the Guest Bloggers page to get in touch to discuss your proposed topic!

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Most popular health and safety news articles and pages

Fall from height leads to fines

Two Nottingham companies have been fined after a worker fell more than nine metres, injuring his back.

The 38-year-old employee of M-tech Engineering Limited fell from a mobile tower scaffold being used to install a steel staircase at a building in Convent Street, Nottingham, on 15 April 2009.

He …

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Digger driver trapped under machine by falling wall

A  digger driver has been hurt at the site of a construction project in Plymouth, Devon.

Emergency services at currently at Thorn Park off Mannamead Road where building work was being done at a private house.

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Twitter followers listed on my site

It's taken a while to get it working but the followers of @HealthSafety are now listed on the HealthSafetyNews.co.uk home page.

Thank you to all of you for following, I hope you find the tweets useful. Feel free to comment here if you have any ideas of extra things you'd like to see on the site!

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Default retirement age scrapped

The law on age and retirement is changing. The Government is phasing out the default retirement age (DRA) from 6 April 2011.

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has said that this will boost the UK’s economy, and be of benefit to people that wish to work past the age of 65.

No retir…

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Global working at height news

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium - New Zealand

Three workers from England and one from Scotland each held the highest level three certification in their trade, meaning they were experts in the climbing, lifting and rescue techniques. They went to Dunedin, New Zealand to work for Avalon, a subcontracto…

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