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Health and Safety News - 24 May 2010

Worker killed in factory fall

A man has become the eighth worker to die this year at a Chinese electronics factory, which makes iPhones and iPads, after he was killed in a fall.

Missing rivet may have caused crash

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said a small rivet head that kept the fuel cut-off lever secure had come off before a Cessna Citation 500 crashed into a house in Farnborough, Kent, in March 2008.

Major fire at Huddersfield chemicals factory

More than 150 firefighters have tackled a major fire at a chemicals factory on the outskirts of Huddersfield.

Harwich port crane collapse victim identified

A man who died when a cargo cradle collapsed from a crane at a port in Essex has been identified as an engineer from Denmark.

Forklift driver killed in accident mourned

A Canadian longshoreman who died after the forklift he was driving fell off a dock was remembered fondly by friends and family on Friday.

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