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Children’s Road Accidents

Children’s Road Accidents

In road traffic accidents, people can often think of two drivers colliding. However, there are many children’s road accidents that happen that people may not think about initially. Children are particularly vulnerable to road accidents as they cannot be held accountable for many of them.   Sometimes accidents that involve children happen that are unavoidable. But […]

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Data could help predict crash victims most at risk of brain injury following road traffic accidents 

Data could help predict crash victims most at risk of brain injury following road traffic accidents 

Research from Imperial College has recently identified how speed, direction, and level of head protection can predict risk of brain injury following road traffic accidents. Traumatic brain injuries are a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Nearly one in three are caused by RTAs.  A partnership between Imperial College London and TRL has investigated the relationship between TBI […]

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Northern Gas Networks Ltd fined after fatal gas explosion

Northern Gas Networks Ltd fined after fatal gas explosion

Northern Gas Networks Ltd were recently sentenced for safety breaches after a fatal fire and gas explosion accident at a residential premises in Mirfield.  Leeds Crown Court heard that, on 11 February 2019, West Yorkshire Fire service attended a fire and explosion in Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, West Yorks. They discovered the occupier during a search […]

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Tinnitus Week and Tinnitus in Industrial Deafness 

Tinnitus Week and Tinnitus in Industrial Deafness 

This week 7th-13th February is Tinnitus Week, run by the British Tinnitus Association. Tinnitus is one of the main symptoms of industrial deafness, which you may experience because of the job you do. Tinnitus in industrial deafness is most common in industries such as production and construction. However, you can suffer from tinnitus in any […]

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