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Health and Safety News Headlines

Today’s health and safety news headlines include: A worker’s death at a Highlands quarry is being investigated by police and the Health & Safety Executive, New report explores the cost of workplace accidents and health problems in Europe, Working at height remains the biggest danger for construction workers and much more.

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Today’s Health and Safety News Headlines

A worker’s death at a Highlands quarry is being investigated by police and the Health and Safety Executive. Read more – BBC News

New report explores the cost of workplace accidents and health problems in Europe. Read more – OSHA

Three company directors have been sent to jail following the death of a man who fell while working at a warehouse in Essex. Read more – SHP Online

Co-op fined for wet floor slip death in Truro shop. Read more – BBC News

A construction firm has been found guilty of manslaughter after two workmen fell to their deaths while renovating a multi-million pound central London flat. Read more – Evening Standard

Working at height remains the biggest danger for construction workers, according to the Building Safety Group (BSG). Read more – The Construction Index

Steel manufacturer fined £200,000 after worker’s hand crushed. Read more – SHP Online

Girl falls from escalator at Rochdale shopping centre. Read more – BBC News

A construction firm has been convicted of the manslaughter of two workers who died after falling from a central London balcony. Its director has been convicted of health and safety offences. Read more – SHP Online

A farming charity has paid a visit to Abingdon and Witney College agriculture students to warn them about the hazards faced by farmers. Read more – Fe Week

Croydon tram passenger tells of concern for daughter’s safety after waking ‘dribbling’ driver. Read more – Evening Standard

And Finally…

Health and safety spoilsports ban children from using a trampoline in their back garden. Read more – Mail Online

Some of Britain’s biggest music festivals are poised to allow revellers to test their drugs before they take them. Read more – Independent

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