Outrage at AstraZeneca boss’s ‘silence over safety worries around Covid jab’

Outrage at AstraZeneca boss’s ‘silence over safety worries around Covid jab’ as critics say he should speak up to ‘give out the right message’ about the vaccine Top AstraZeneca investor says boss ‘failed to properly defend the jab in public’ Pascal Soriot is currently in Australia but is working EU business hours remotely  Investment firm … Read more

Landlords fall behind on gas safety checks in nearly half of rented homes

A significant number of UK landlords are putting themselves and their tenants at risk by not complying with required safety regulations, a new survey has suggested.  Almost half of tenants living in privately rented accommodation with gas mains say they have not had their gas appliances checked in the last 12 months, according to research … Read more

Vue cinema chain admits health and safety offences over Birmingham death

Vue cinema chain admits health and safety offences after a man was crushed to death by motorised seat as he tried to find his dropped phone and keys while his horrified wife watched Ateeq Rafiq, 24, was at the Vue Cinema in Star City, Birmingham with his wife  At the end of the film he … Read more

Lockdown…LIFTED! Gyms reveal safety measures for April 12 reopening

Gyms will be re-opening across England from Monday and some of the country’s biggest fitness studios have revealed their preparations including one hour time limits, social distance zones and thousands of litres of fresh air pumped in every second.  From April 12, all non-essential shops will be allowed to reopen, as well as hairdressers, beauty … Read more

Daughter of a Secret Service agent shares the best safety tips her dad has given her

A Pennsylvania woman has shared some of the safety advice that her Secret Service agent father has imparted over the years — and how one of his lessons may have actually saved her life. Lauren Bell, owner of Cardy Couture Boutique, has gone viral on TikTok after sharing safety-minded quotes from her father. She then revealed … Read more

Daredevil Britain arrested again after scaling 380ft Barcelona skyscraper without safety equipment

Daredevil Briton who was locked up for free-climbing up the Shard is arrested again after scaling 380ft Barcelona skyscraper without safety equipment George King took his life in his hands when he scaled Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel  He was arrested by Catalan regional police and faces a fine as he climbed down King, from Oxford … Read more

RAF whistleblower’s fears for pilot safety as he warns exhausted instructors are flying too much

RAF whistleblower’s fears for pilot safety as he warns exhausted instructors are flying too much… and predicts a fatal crash is inevitable unless issues are tackled Senior RAF officer raised concern about pilot safety, claiming they’re exhausted Fear fatal crash is inevitable unless serious issues at flying school are addressed Comes days after Hawk jet … Read more

Fire risk consultant who downplayed safety concerns invented his qualifications, inquiry hears 

‘Fake credentials’ of Grenfell assessor: Fire risk consultant who downplayed safety concerns invented his qualifications, inquiry hears Carl Stokes insisted the Grenfell tower block cladding compiled with regulations when the London Fire Brigade raised concerns just two months before the fire Inquiry heard he ‘invented’ a series of letters after his name on risk assessments … Read more

Two wild elephants stuck in a ditch cleverly work together to help each other climb to safety

The Great Escape: Two wild elephants stuck in a ditch in Thailand cleverly work together to help each other climb to safety Elephants became trapped in dried-out river in Thailand’s Rayong province Over the course of an hour the elephants worked together to get back to safety Adorable moment they climbed free was filmed by … Read more

Smart motorway safety tech not as effective as Highway England suggested

Technology being built into smart motorways to improve their controversial safety credentials might only detect around 85 per cent of stranded vehicles – and leave thousands of motorists a year vulnerable to potentially life-threatening collisions, a report has revealed. Stationary Vehicle Detection (SVD) systems are due to be rolled out across all smart motorways in … Read more