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News from the HSE
News from the HSEKeywords: Health, Safety, Fatalities, Accident, Cement, Burns
Recent news from the Health and Safety Executive includes the following:
In the nine months to February 2001, there were more deaths on construction sites than in the previous year. This grim news follows a few years of declining fatalities.
Astell Scientific (Holdings) Ltd have been fined £11,000 at Croydon Crown Court after Kevan Bloomfield received serious chemical burns following exposure to cement while laying a concrete floor. Kevan had to have his leg amputated.