Monthly roundup of industry news

Explosives manufacturer fined £670,000 after worker dies

A manufacturer of military explosives has been fined £670,000 after an employee was killed and another seriously injured in an explosion at its factory near Salisbury.

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Pupils from school where boy drowned in Thames visit fire station as London Fire Brigade calls for push on water safety

The family of a teenager who drowned after jumping into the River Thames in 2022 has joined London Fire Brigade (LFB) in urging schoolchildren to take extra care around water this summer.

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Charitable trust fined following death of volunteer

A charitable trust has been fined after a volunteer lost his life during restoration work on the Wilts and Berks Canal.

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Council fined as school technician loses finger

A local authority has been sentenced after a worker lost his finger while operating a machine.

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Housing company fined £333,000 after worker killed by concrete blocks

A housing company has been fined £333,000 after a driver was crushed to death by falling concrete blocks at a construction site in South Lanarkshire.

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