17 May Health and Safety News Headlines
Today’s health and safety news headlines include: Health and safety fines ‘could top £10M soon’, Companies fined after worker killed by reversing vehicle, a convoy carrying nuclear warheads breaks down on motorway sparks fears for public safety and much more.
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Today’s Health and Safety News Headlines
Health and safety fines in food manufacturing could soon reach more than £10M for a single offence, after a “seismic shift” in the size of penalties since the beginning of last year, according to DWF partner Dominic Watkins. Read more – Food Manufacturer
Tragic accident at skip hire business as man dies from traumatic injuries. Read more – Lets Recycle
A construction company and its groundwork contractor have been fined after a worker was killed by a reversing vehicle. Read more – HSE
A company and its general manager have been fined for failing to maintain health and safety standards at work after multiple improvement notices were issued. Read more – SHP Online
Two workers were rescued from a gondola that stopped when a fire broke out at the construction site of an international school in Punggol. Read more – Channel News Asia
A vehicle in a convoy carrying nuclear warheads broke down in the middle of a motorway, sparking fears for public safety. The weapons, which have a blast range of 600m, were being transported on the M40 between Birmingham and London when they were forced to come to a stop. Read more – MSN Online
Harvard study suggests some NFL health and safety changes. Read more – Hamilton Spectator
A lorry driver in Germany was lucky to survive with only minor injuries after a crash with a 62m-long turbine blade which was being transported to a wind farm. Watch – BBC News
How your phone can improve your mental health. Read more – London Loves Business
Leeds ranked as one of UK’s top creative cities. Read more – The Business Desk
‘Drunk driver’ caught after their car phones police. Read more – MSN
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