Energy and utilities

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    Thames Water fined after sewage engulfs workers in tunnel

    Thames Water has been fined £300,000 after three workers were carried along a sewer in a gate collapse at the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 January 2020

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    Delivering change

    Hayley Spinks dreamed about becoming a fighter pilot. When her eyesight prevented her from realising her ambition, she turned her passion to a career in health and safety.

    By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 26 September 2019

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    Electricity firm has fine slashed by 85 per cent in court of appeal

    A utilities company has won an 85% reduction on its fine over the death of a linesman who fell from height, bringing the total down from £900,000 to £135,000.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 28 August 2018