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Health and Safety News 22 March 2010

India Games project safety slammed

At least 43 workers have died in accidents at Commonwealth Games construction sites India's capital New Delhi, according to a report.

Man dies after toxic fume leak

Paul Doyley has died following a gas leak on 5 March 2010 at a factory near Grimsby. Tox…

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Health and Safety News - 17 March 2010

Royal Mail escapes with five-figure fine

Royal Mail has received a reduced fine following the death of an employee after the group mitigated that it’s experiencing financial difficulties. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) issued two Improvement Notices, which required Royal Mail to review i…

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Health and Safety News - 8 March 2010

Four hurt as cloud of toxic gas escapes from chemical plant

Four workers suffered burns and toxic inhalation injuries when two tonnes of titanium tetrachloride escaped from a chemical plant. Local residents were urged to keep windows and doors shut.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is inv…

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