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Workers Continue to be Exposed to Deadly Asbestos Fibres

The health and safety of workers continues to be put at risk through exposure to deadly asbestos fibres, new research has found. 

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Speeding is a Common Cause of Road Traffic Accidents

Speeding is one of the most common causes of accident and injury on Britain’s roads, with speed-related accidents resulting in injury to around 20,000 people each year. 

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Stop assigning blame in personal injury law, says Supreme Court judge

A Supreme Court judge has said that lawyers should not take the blame for the culture of compensation which exists in the UK. He said that those who describe lawyers as ‘ambulance chasers’ have it wrong, suggesting that the system is set up to encourage people to claim, with lawyers just doing their jobs, and not the ones who have created the current climate of excessive compensation claims.

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Workers Fatally Injured Following Falls From Height

Failings by employers to protect their staff by effectively managing the risks involved in working at height have led to further fatalities at work, reports the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Workers Injured after Falling From Height

Falls from height continue to a major cause of injury in the workplace, despite wide recognition of the risks associated with working at height and the fact that information is readily available for employers on how to manage these risks safely. 

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