A Birmingham businessman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison, after a man fell to his death from a factory roof.
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Five men have been crushed to death after a huge concrete wall collapsed at a recycling site in Birmingham.
5-point demands rose from Rana Plaza memorial human chain in Dhaka city
Three orphan children, who lost both of their parents in Rana Plaza collapse, lighted candle lights.
Derbyshire waste firm Rainbow Waste Management Limited has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker was crushed by the bucket of a motorised loading shovel.
A UCATT press release states that a series of parliamentary questions has revealed a sharp drop in convictions following the fatal accidents of construction workers. It has also been discovered that even when there is a prosecution there are increasing delays before the process even begins.
A shop fitting firm must pay out £174,000 after a worker died when a half-ton sign fell on him in a Stoke-on-Trent shopping centre.
A STAGGERING 142 workers have been killed while doing their jobs in the past year, worrying new figures revealed.
The preventable deaths — an increase of nine on 2013-14 figures — mainly occurred in the construction, agriculture and waste sectors with 35, 33 and five fatal injuries to workers, respectively.
A Staffordshire animal rendering and food waste recycling company has been fined £660,000 after a worker died as he tried to fix an industrial cooker.