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New year, renewed call to reduce workplace death and injury in Northumberland

Employers in Hartlepool 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 145 major workplace injuries in Northumberland, down 17 from the previous year. There was one fatal injury in Northumberland in 2009/10, compared with two in 2008/9.

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