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New year, renewed call to reduce workplace death and injury in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Employers in Edinburgh and the Lothians are being urged to start the New Year as they mean to go on when it comes to health and safety.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning that there is no room for complacency despite the total number of work-related fatalities across Britain being at a record low.

According to figures released for 2009/10, there were three workplace fatalities in Edinburgh and the Lothians, an increase of two. There were 302 serious workplace injuries, down 96 from the previous year.

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