South West Water is fined £1.8 million after worker drowns
This episode of Riskex News Review considers the risks of lone working, after the tragic death of a South West Water worker in 2013, leading to a £1.8million fine, plus over £41,000 in costs. Since the event, South West Water have made changes to working practices and their lone working system.
Our final story highlights the importance of identifying work process risks, introducing corrective measures, and ensuring that the measures are followed after a cable-manufacturing worker loses a finger.
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