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Merseyside firm in court over life-threatening fall

A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.

The 43-year-old man from West Derby suffered a brain haemorrhage, fractured skull and collapsed lung in the incident at Croxteth Sports and Wellbei…

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Hertfordshire electrical company after Crawley employee paralysed

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil Ltd was fined a total of £120,000 with full costs of £81,927 for  breaching section 2(1) and 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

A man was left paralysed when he was knocked from a scissor lift at Ma…

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Scissor lift safety warning following fatal overturns

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is advising users of certain types of scissor lifts to make daily safety checks after five people were killed in three separate incidents when they overturned.

The HSE warns those who use, or lease out, JLG 500RTS and 400 RTS scissor lifts, to ensure checks ar…

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