Fifteen people lost their lives while at work in Yorkshire and the Humber last year and almost 2,000 were seriously injured. Business are being urged to ensure workers safety as top priorty this new year.
A man has been crushed to death by a metal cage while making a delivery to a shop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. The 65-year-old man from Doncaster, who has not been named, died when the cage containing the delivery fell on him at 9am on Saturday. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.