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Longer sentences for deaths from negligence

Tougher punishments are in store for employers whose lax safety standards lead to loss of life. 

This week, prison terms of up to 18 years have been proposed by the Sentencing...

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Uncontrolled demolition risked lives

Demolishing a building might look a lot easier than putting one up. But this dangerous assumption by one contractor put lives at risk and has now landed him with a suspended jail sentence.

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Fatal accident due to lack of fencing

Protecting the public is as important as protecting your workforce. So fencing off a building site completely could be the most vital thing a site manager ever does. The public-at-large should...

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