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UNREGISTERED GAS ENGINEER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

UNREGISTERED GAS ENGINEER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

Unregistered gas fitter Dean Mulholland Blues has been sentenced after putting lives at risk by carrying out illegal gas work at several properties in the north east. Newcastle Crown Court heard...
COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER LOSES THUMB AND FINGERS

COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER LOSES THUMB AND FINGERS

Young’s Seafood Limited, a food manufacturer, has been fined after a worker was trapped by a mixing machine. Grimsby Crown Court heard that, on 16 October 2017, the 59-year-old worker was...
HSE INSPECTIONS TO FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISEASE

HSE INSPECTIONS TO FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISEASE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is inspecting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the respiratory risks of welding fumes and metalworking...
THEME PARK FINED FOLLOWING FATAL WATER RIDE INCIDENT

THEME PARK FINED FOLLOWING FATAL WATER RIDE INCIDENT

Drayton Manor Park Ltd (in administration) has been sentenced following the death of a schoolgirl on its Splash Canyon water ride in 2017. Stafford Crown Court heard how, on the 9 May 2017,...
CONTRACTOR SENTENCED AFTER WORKERS' LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES

CONTRACTOR SENTENCED AFTER WORKERS' LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES

A construction company has been sentenced after a self-employed ground worker sustained life changing injuries in an incident involving a disc cutter. Truro Crown Court heard how on 1 June 2017,...
BSC CALLS ON HSE TO STRENGTHEN WORKPLACE COVID RULES

BSC CALLS ON HSE TO STRENGTHEN WORKPLACE COVID RULES

The British Safety Council is calling on both Government and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to strengthen and enforce COVID-secure workplace rules to protect workers. Figures released by...
HSE ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS

HSE ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed a new Chief Inspector of Buildings to establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR). Peter Baker, HSE’s current Director of...
NATIONAL GRID GAS SENTENCED OVER MISSING RECORDS

NATIONAL GRID GAS SENTENCED OVER MISSING RECORDS

National gas utility company National Grid Gas plc has been fined for failing to ensure its records relating to gas risers in some high-rise multi occupancy building were up to date. Liverpool...
COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKERS INJURED IN FORKLIFT CRASH

COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKERS INJURED IN FORKLIFT CRASH

A carpet sample book manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Manchester Magistrates’...
KITCHEN FITTER SENTENCED AFTER ILLEGALLY CARRYING OUT GAS WORK

KITCHEN FITTER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

An unregistered self-employed kitchen fitter has been sentenced after carrying out illegal gas work. Exeter Crown Court heard how Brian Squibb, trading as BKS Kitchens and Bathrooms, was...

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