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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and North Yorkshire Police are to investigate the collapse of a roof in a North Yorkshire mine that killed one miner and injured another. Both miners were in their 40s. The two men were trapped up to their waist by debris from the roof collapse at the Kellingley Colliery, near Knottingley. Kellingley Colliery is amongst Britain's deepest mines. A specialist hazardous area response team was sent to the scene, in addition to two doctors, an incident officer, a rapid response vehicle, and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The incident is not the first at the colliery. On the 30th of November 2010, 200 employees were evacuated following an underground methane explosion. At the same colliery, miner Ian Cameron died on the 18th of October 2009 after being hit by equipment at the site. In September 2008, worker Don Cook died following a rock fall. Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive reveal that, in the UK, seven deaths have occurred as a result of mining accidents since 2007. Duncan Lewis’ team of employment law solicitors are able to respond to employee’s health and safety concerns. The department is able to act on behalf of both employees and their families and employers. The company is one of the few firms able to assist clients through the Legal Help scheme. In addition to the provision of legal advice through public funding, the department is able to accept privately paying clients, whether funded through insurance or directly by the clients themselves.