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Death toll at work

21 August 2017

A total of 137 workers were killed at work between April 2016 and March 2017, with construction, agriculture and waste/recycling most dangerous areas by far.

Honour and dishonour at Woolwich ferry

10 July 2017

It is honourable that a new Woolwich ferries will be named after Ben Woollacott, the 19-year-old deckhand killed in a mooring accident in 2011 – but other factors associated with the new ferry are less so.

Legal attack on injury claims

10 April 2017

The government is now changing the rules for compensation for injury by the sleight of hand of increasing the small claims court limits.

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