Tags: Death

Call for day of action on safety

The TUC is calling on safety campaigners to challenge a government safety strategy that it says “will lead to more work-related deaths, injuries and ill-health”. TUC head of safety Hugh Robertson has warned “there has never been a more worrying time for health and safety”, adding that he believes that four decades of political consensus…

Employee dies after multiple safety failures

A 24-year old employee died after becoming trapped in machinery at the company’s Slough Trading Estate premises as he worked on nightshift on 15th January 2008. The deceased was operating an automatic inspection machine checking rolls of rubber and cloth printing blanket for flaws. After the unwitnessed accident the man was discovered trapped between the…