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 accident in 2006.
Judge Lino Farrugia Sacco ruled that Laurence Saliba should shoulder partial responsibility for the accident in which he fell off a scaffolding while working on a yacht in Dock 2 at Bezzina Ship Repair Yard.
Saliba had suffered a five per cent permanent disability in his knee after the fall.

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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 be at this point, according to an official report.12 Nov 2012

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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 young child in hospital.

Celebrity interior designer Anna Ryder Richardson, 48, and husband, Colin MacDougall, 46, each deny two separate breaches.

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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 22 metres (72 feet) into the water from Saga Sapphire, when it was berthed at Southampton in March. The ship had just arrived in the U.K. after a lengthy refit, and was about to set off on a delayed maiden voyage.

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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 Trains has confirmed the theft of an unknown number of sleepers, and the Firewood Association of Australia said the sleepers were being used in the place of safer and more expensive firewood.

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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 would not survive. It was only after they turned off his life-support machine that he woke up, to the joy of his wife and two children aged four and four months.

A week in intensive care and almost six months in a general ward plus years of rehabilitation followed as he learned to get on with his life without one leg.

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Workshop fire kills man – New Straits Times

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Workshop fire kills man – General – New Straits Times: KUALA LUMPUR: A MAN died in a fire at a two-storey motorcycle repair shop in Jalan Bangsar here early yesterday morning.

The victim, Mohd Nor Mohd Yakob, 31, believed to be a worker at the shop, was trapped in the building.

Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman said they received a distress call at 2.38am.

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Health and safety rules for holding public events | This is Gloucestershire

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Health and safety rules for holding public events | This is Gloucestershire: HOLDING a party to celebrate a momentous event is not as easy as it seems.
While most people would assume it simply takes pulling some tables out on to the street to mark a big event – from diamond jubilees to Olympic summers – there is much more involved.

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Fatality stalls Hong Kong-Macau bridge progress | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

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Fatality stalls Hong Kong-Macau bridge progress | ConstructionWeekOnline.com: An accident during work on the $11.7bn linking Hong Kong to Macau and China killed one worker and injured 14 others, halting work and calling safety measures on the mega-project into question.
The 50.1km project is one of the 10 major infrastructure projects commissioned to facilitate travel and trade across the Pearl River Delta, as well as strengthening physical links to the mainland.

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Fire in tyre factory: 11 people suffer burn injury in 3 different incidents – daily.bhaskar.com

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Fire in tyre factory: 11 people suffer burn injury in 3 different incidents – daily.bhaskar.com: Alwar: At least 11 people suffered burn injuries in three different cases of fire incidents on Sunday. Four of them have been referred to hospitals in Jaipur.
A minor fire erupted in a tyre factory in MIA area in Alwar where four people sustained burn injuries caused by boiler.

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