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Health and Safety News - 16 June 2010

Fairground worker injured

A 17-year-old fairground worker was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital with head injuries after he fell from a ride.

Accident at Hartlepool scrap yard

A 50-year-old scrap yard worker's jaw was broken whenhe was hit in the face by a piece of metal.

British woman dies in hotel pool in Malta

A 68-year-old British woman died in a swimming pool at a hotel in Qawra, Malta.

Legionella risk in windscreen wash reservoirs

A preliminary Health Protection Agency (HPA) study, published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, has found an association between not using screen wash in wiper fluid and the risk of contracting Legionnaires' disease.

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