Residents wake up to find their building tilted – Mumbai Mirror

Over 40 Borivali families were evacuated in the nick of time after one of the building’s pillars cracked.

More than 40 families were evacuated from a Borivali building in the nick of time on Wednesday morning after one of its pillars cracked and split, causing the 33-year-old structure to tilt.

The incident comes two days after a portion of a residential building in Mahim collapsed, killing 10, and raises doubts about the BMC’s process for surveying old structures.

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/civic/Residents-wake-up-to-find-their-building-tilted/articleshow/20563686.cms

Boy Dies After Hugo Boss Shop Mirror Falls – Yahoo! News UK #EHOinspections

A four-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a falling mirror at a designer outlet store.

The youngster suffered serious head injuries in the accident, which happened in the Hugo Boss store at Bicester Village, a designer outlet centre in Oxfordshire.

He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, but died four days later.

via Boy Dies After Hugo Boss Shop Mirror Falls – Yahoo! News UK.

Bury teenager dies in industrial lathe at Zaffar Engineering – Mirror Online – [ apprentice safety] #oicameron

Cameron Minshull: Bury teenager dies in industrial lathe at Zaffar Engineering – Mirror Online: A teenager died in an horrific factory accident just weeks after starting an apprenticeship.Cameron Minshull, 16, suffered serious head injuries when he was dragged into an industrial metal lathe and died later in hospital.A joint police and Health and Safety Executive investigation has been launched and part of the probe will include examining the machinery at Zaffar Engineering UK in Bury, Greater Manchester.

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Stop work notice for Mumbai Metro – Mumbai Mirror

Three months after the collapse of a slab killed a worker and injured 16 others, work on the Airport Road metro station has come to a standstill, after the State Labour Department issued a ‘stop work’ order to the authorities for failure to comply with worker safety norms.

While the metro rail project is being undertaken by Mumbai Metro One Private Limited, construction at Andheri Kurla Road has been contracted to Hindustan Construction Company.

 Stop work notice for Mumbai Metro – Mumbai Mirror 

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