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Health and Safety News - 7 June 2010

'Sickies' costing £2.5bn a year

Employees took 180 million sick days last year, averaging 6.4 days each, down from 6.7 in 2007 and the lowest since the CBI survey began in 1987.

Probe launched after train derails

Investigators are trying to establish why a train carriage derailed and caught fire, l…

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