Smoking blamed for fire that displaced 25 families

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PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) – The state fire marshal says careless smoking sparked a fire that displaced 25 families living in a South Florida apartment building.    Battalion Chief Joel Gordon says an occupant in the Plantation apartment where the fire started … Continue reading

Court awards partial damages to worker, over his responsibility to work accident – maltatoday.com.mt

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Court awards partial damages to worker, over his responsibility to work accident – maltatoday.com.mt: The First Hall of the Civil Courts awarded a worker three quarters of a lump sum in damages and medical expenses �he incurred after a work-related … Continue reading

Private sector NHS partner’s operational deficit £2.2m higher than planned, says NAO

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Healthcare: NAO report into Circle’s Hinchingbrooke NHS franchising deal: The private company which was the first to be awarded a franchise to run a whole NHS hospital six months ago is in �2.2 million more debt than it intended to … Continue reading

Changing Rooms presenter Anna Ryder Richardson faces wildlife park safety trial – Crime – London Evening Standard

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Changing Rooms presenter Anna Ryder Richardson faces wildlife park safety trial – Crime – News – London Evening Standard: A TV presenter-turned wildlife park owner stands trial today accused of health and safety breaches which put a mother and her … Continue reading

Saga Cruises Ordered to Improve Safety – Saga Holidays

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Saga Cruises Ordered to Improve Safety – Saga Holidays: Saga Cruises has been instructed to improve its safety training procedures, following an investigation into an incident which led to two crewmen falling overboard during a lifeboat drill. The men plunged … Continue reading

Rail sleeper thefts stoke asbestos fears | Monash Weekly

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Rail sleeper thefts stoke asbestos fears | Monash Weekly: FEARS that wooden sleepers contaminated with asbestos are being stolen and used as firewood have emerged following their removal from train tracks during the upgrade of the Glen Waverley railway line.Metro … Continue reading

Kahi Puru can’t remember the pain of having six tonnes on top of him – Rebuilding After Hardship

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Rebuilding After Hardship| Kahi Puru, Adro Sarnelli, Mark Kenway: Kahi Puru can’t remember the pain of having six tonnes on top of him. With his body crushed in a forklift accident at BHP’s steelworks in Newcastle, the doctors believed he … Continue reading