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Health and Safety News - 29 March 2010

Truck danger warning after death

A fatal accident has prompted a warning that variable reach trucks should not be used if the right-hand side window is missing or broken.

Three killed in Norway train crash

Empty wagons from a freight train hurtled out of control and slammed into a building killing three people in Oslo, it has been revealed.

Miner killed during rockfall

A mineworker has been killed in a rockfall in a South African gold mine. Investigators will conduct a risk assessment to determine the safety of affected areas.

16-year-old boy dies after his tractor falls into a slurry pit

Jordan Orris was clearing slurry from cattle sheds when his tractor crashed through a wall next to the slurry pit and trapped him.

Landlords fined over gas safety

Brothers Robert and David Watts were each fined £7,000 and ordered to pay £4,500 worth of costs after a mother and daughter were taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning.

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