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The number of people who lost their lives as a result of a construction-related incident increased to 45 in 2022/2023 compared with 29 the previous year, according to new figures.

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An Aberdeen joinery and manufacturing company has been fined £9,400 after one of its workers suffered horrific injuries while cleaning a machine. Brian Strachan was working for Hall & Tawse Joinery Limited, a manufacturer of timber windows and doors, at their premises on Granitehill Road o

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Moving and handling heavy or bulky objects on construction sites is needlessly harming the health of tens of thousands of workers every year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned. Working in construction is a physically demanding job and many construction workers’ health is sufferi

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A former shipyard worker is warning young tradespeople of the dangers of asbestos after losing around a third of his body weight since being diagnosed with mesothelioma. James Queen, 74, worked as a shipwright in Liverpool and Glasgow where he was exposed to asbestos. Last year he was diagnosed with

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has described a failure to prevent life-threatening diseases caused by dust at work as "unacceptable" as it gears up for a summer targeting construction sites across Great Britain.

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), through its Working Minds campaign which aims to prevent work-related stress and promote good mental health in the workplace, has compiled a list of resources to assist employers and workers during stress awareness month this April. HSE and its twenty-two partn

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Millennials, gen Z workers and other younger people who work as plumbers, electricians, and in other trades need to take the risk of asbestos much more seriously, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said today as it launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with the d

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An Inverness-based property company has been fined £80,000 after a 64-year-old asbestos surveyor died following an electrical explosion. Global Energy Nigg Limited pled guilty to a health and safety breach committed on 10 December 2020 at Tain Sheriff Court on 18 January 2023.

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