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Telling Safety Stories

Telling Safety Stories So we are all looking for ways to make safety interesting, thought provoking, confronting, challenging? Here’s something to think about. I suffered a spinal cord injury at work in 1985, I admit that I “Stuffed Up”….. I was given training & my workplace had some rules & systems in place!….. But I…

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Incidents and Accidents Safety Legislation

The Largest Health and Safety Fines in British History

The Largest Health and Safety Fines in British History A disastrous failure of health and safety practice occurred in June 2015 at the Alton Towers theme park in the UK. A malfunction with the ‘Smiler’ rollercoaster injured five people, with two young women having legs amputated. The monitoring system installed for the ride was inadequate,…