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Teenage workers seriously injured after falling from height

21-06-2012

A Derbyshire manufacturing firm and its director have been fined after two teenage agency workers fell from a lifting platform.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Storetec Limited and one of its Directors after Leon Payne, 18, from Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, broke his ba…

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15-year-old boy burned working on Cumbrian farm

12-08-2011

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), is investigating after a teenage boy was badly burned on a farm in Egremont.

Police said the 15-year-old boy was doing odd jobs at a farm when the incident happened on Monday night.

It is reported that the boy had burn injuries to his lower body and had been u…

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Health and Safety News - 14 September 2010

14-09-2010

Review of the Seveso II Directive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has contracted ORC International to gather information which will inform the UK's Impact Assessment on possible changes to the Seveso II Directive. HSE is extremely keen for all businesses to take part, regardless of how many ch…

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