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Concern over Latest Drink Driving Casualty Figures

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published its final estimates for the number of people killed in road traffic accidents in Great Britain in 2015 where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit.

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HSE Reveals Workplace Fatality Numbers

A recent statistical release from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has given an insight into the number of work-related fatalities in 2016/17, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma in 2015.

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Changes in whiplash reform means potential cheaper insurance payments

The Ministry of Justice decided in November, after months of deliberating that they would be introducing a consultation on reforms to whiplash insurance claim. The move was welcomed by a number of insurance firms and those working in the industry, however it has been met with opposition by those who say it will deter people with legitimate claims from being able to make a claim.

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UK Lags Behind in Reducing Road Traffic Fatalities

There has been no reduction in the number of road deaths across the European Union in the past three years, according to a new report from the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC).

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Remembering Those Killed or Injured at Work

International Workers’ Memorial Day took place on 28th April. The event is an international annual day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled or injured by their work.

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