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Health and Safety News Headlines From Around the World

Today’s health and safety news headlines include: Mother warned Drayton Manor bosses about safety 4 years ago about the same ride where schoolgirl drowned, Fatal falls in construction on the rise, Crews issue high rise safety reminder after Lambeth fire, Health and Safety Executive to prosecute Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Welcome to the latest edition of the health and safety news headlines. We’ve compiled a list of all the day’s top health and safety news items. Time for you to sit back, relax, put the kettle on and catch up on all of today’s main stories – enjoy.

Today’s Health and Safety News Headlines

Health and Safety Executive to prosecute Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust over death in Oxford. Read more – Banbury Cake

Falmouth Docks crane collapses. A full health and safety investigation is to follow the crane collapse at Falmouth Docks, dock owners A&P Group have said. Read more – SHP Online

Scaffolding collapses at construction site of boutique apartments – crushing cars parked on the street below. Read more – Mail Online

Strict new tests to ensure fire safety in towers. New UAE fire code demands mock-up of cladding system be set on fire to pass test. Read more – Gulf News

Technology is evolving at an amazing pace. There is a need to act quickly if we are to reap the benefits of this unique opportunity to design out risk and design in health and safety, advises Louise Ward of the British Safety Council. Read more – Politics Home

These are real people behind the numbers’: Fatal falls in construction on the rise. Read more – Safety & Health Magazine

Crews issue high rise safety reminder after Lambeth fire. Read more – London Fire

‘Total absence’ of control measures in trench collapse case. A worker had to be dug out of a trench that collapsed onto him, suffering a broken shoulder and collarbone as well as punctures to both lungs and fractures to all but two of his ribs. Read more – SHP Online

Westray tragedy turned man’s focus to health and safety. Read more – NG News

Revealed: Mother warned Drayton Manor bosses about safety FOUR years ago after her son, 10, fell from same Splash Canyon water ride where schoolgirl drowned – as her family say their world has been torn apart. Read more – Daily Mail

And Finally…

‘Avocado hand’: The serious injury caused by brunch fruit’s popularity. Read more – MSN UK

North Sea search launched for man missing from oil rig. Police were called to the Noble Loyd Noble rig about 90 miles east of Shetland after the 49-year-old man was reported missing. Read more – Sky News

Are Your Kids Staying Safe While Riding? Read more – Safe Kids Worldwide

Woman jailed for mowing down cyclist over mobile phone row. Read more – BBC News

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