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Construction Company Fined after Worker Injured in Edinburgh

A construction company has appeared in Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with health and safety breaches after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Expert Warns of New 20mph Speed Limit in Glasgow

Road crash experts have warned of the potential dangers that Glasgow’s new 20mph zone could have for pedestrians and in particular, children involved in road traffic accidents.

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Just Under £300,000 Paid Out to Teachers Injured in Workplace

More than 290,000 was paid to teachers and lecturers who were injured on school property following accidents in the workplace last year.

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Cycling Group Calls for 20mph Zones to Reduce Number of Accidents

A cycling charity in Glasgow has called for a detailed analysis of where road traffic accidents in the city take place to have the correct speed limit restrictions in place.

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Firm Fined after Worker Injured in Glasgow

A demolition company has been charged with health and safety breaches after a worker sustained serious injuries in Glasgow.

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Glasgow Company Fined Following Worker’s Hand Injury

A Glasgow print and packaging company have been fined £40,000 after a worker's hand was severely injured following an incident with a machine he was using.

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Compensation Awarded For Birth Injury

A woman has been awarded compensation amounting to £725,000 after mistakes by medical staff during her son’s birth meant that he was born with a permanent disability, reports the BBC.

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Scotland Complains About Less than 1% of Scottish Health Service Activity

Last year (2014/15), the Scottish Health Service had a 0.05% complaint rate, according to Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland – published at the end of September 2015.

Specifically, taking all hospital visits (including A&E visits) together with all GP, outpatient, dental and ophthalmic appointments into consideration, a total of 22,417 complaints were made by patients across Scotland.

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Rise in Number of Mesothelioma Deaths in UK

Recent data from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) confirms that the mesothelioma death rate across England is increasing.

The new research shows that in England, the average mesothelioma death date currently sits at 4.5 deaths for every 100,000 people. Between 2008-2012, the rate was 2.6, which indicates a significant rise since that period.

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Appointments to Specialist Personal Injury Court

Scotland’s new Sheriff Personal Injury Court has moved a step closer to becoming operational with the appointment of six sheriffs who will sit at the court as specialists in actions of damages for personal injury.

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Glasgow Scaffolding Firm Fined Following Worker’s Death

A Glasgow scaffolding firm has appeared in Hamilton Sheriff Court in relation to the death of a worker, who fell nearly six metres from scaffolding to the ground.

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Occupational Health to be the Focus of UK Conference

With approximately 1.2 million workers in the United Kingdom thought to be suffering from a work-related illness in 2013-14, it’s perhaps no surprise that occupational health will be the main focus when the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) holds its 40th annual National Safety Symposium (NSS) later this year.

Working alongside with, health and social care, education as well as environmental and waste management groups, IOSH have put together an excellent programme of speakers.

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IOSH Course Helping Employers Make UK Workplace Safer

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has developed a training programme, which provides business leaders with the knowledge they require to appropriately mange health and safety within their respective enterprises.

Crucially, the training package is specifically designed for business leader who have limited spare time on their hands.

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Edinburgh Firm Fined For Failure to Protect Worker

A local pharmaceutical firm has appeared in Edinburgh Sheriff Court where it pleaded guilty to safety failings after an employee was exposed to hazardous substances.

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Scottish Firm in Court over Worker’s Injury

An Aberdeenshire firm has appeared in Banff Sheriff Court where it was fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his gloved hand was pulled into a metalworking lathe.

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Billy Smith

Lothian Health Board Fined Over Death of Pensioner

Lothian Health Board has been fined £40,000 following the death of a pensioner after she was struck by one of its vans as she crossed a clearly marked pedestrian route into Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital.

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Edinburgh Firm Fined for Worker’s Injury

A firm based at Fountainbridge in Edinburgh has appeared in court where it was fined for safety failings that led to a worker losing his sight in one eye.

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Top Cyclists Want Presumed Liability Law

Two top cyclists, Silas Goldsworthy and Martin Williamson, have given their support to the Road Share campaign - which calls for presumed liability to be introduced in Scotland's civil law to better protect cyclists involved in road accidents.

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Aberdeen Firm Sentenced for Worker’s Fall

An engineering services company has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured when he fell from the trailer bed of a lorry at its premises in Aberdeen.

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Trust admits liability for mother’s suicide

An English NHS Trust has admitted liability for the death of a mother who was placed in their care after suffering severe post-natal depression, reports the Telegraph.

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