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Health and Safety News - 4 June 2010

16-year-old boy falls through school roof

Thomas Buckett is in a critical condition after falling through the roof of a school in Staffordshire.

Bridge contractor fined $30,800 after three deaths

The Texas contractor working for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Central Arkansas Water to install water lines was fined $30,800 for a number of OSHA safety violations following the death of three workers in 2008.

Scaffold collapsed one day after it was erected

One day after scaffolding was erected on the side of a dormitory under construction at Binghamton University, it collapsed, causing construction workers to fall five stories to the ground.


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