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No prosecution for bus driver who blacked out, fatally injuring colleague

A bus driver, who had been involved in two previous crashes after losing consciousness at the wheel, will not be prosecuted over a third crash which led to the death of a colleague, the Crown Office has said. First Bus driver David Logue, 47, twice had his licence reinstated following crashes in 1998 and 2008, […]

Director sentenced after 24-year-old dies on second day of job

A company director has been sentenced following the death of a young worker, who died on his second day at work, after a trench collapsed in on him. Despite the effort of rescuers who dug for 15 minutes to free him, 24-year-old Callum Osborne died of traumatic asphyxia at the scene. Wayne Cooper, 40, director […]

CAT and Generator Scanning

Over the past 10 years there have been over 1,000 recorded injuries in the UK as a result of contact with underground electricity cables. Over a third of these incidents have been on construction or demolition sites with the remainder on public highways, footpaths, domestic premises and gardens. Damage can result from excavation or penetration […]