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Dundee Firms Fined After a Fall from Height

A 23 year old man was seriously injured at work in 2008. He has been left with constant pain and is continuing to make a slow recovery more than 3 years after an accident which could have been prevented while at work. Christopher Carson was an electrician’s labourer and at the time of his accident …Read the Full Post

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Gas Safety Failings Sees Landlord Fined

As a landlord it is your responsibility to your tenant to ensure that the gas fires and other gas operated appliances in properties are kept in good order and well maintained. A Tenby Landlord, David Ian Douglas-Law has recently been prosecuted and fined after the Health and Safety Executive investigated a property owned by the …Read the Full Post

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Manager Fined After Two Workers Are Seriously Burnt

A Birmingham company and the manager have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. Two of the firms’ employees were seriously burned in a fireball caused by accidently cutting through an electrical cable. The 1000v cable was live when the workers drilled into the floor with an electric drill, both men are lucky to …Read the Full Post

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Back Broken in Nasty Fall Results in Fine for Two Firms

A young worker broke his back in a fall from height after having inadequate equipment for the work he was carrying out. Anthony Strong, aged 24, fell from a void in a roof while he was carrying out some pipe work. During the time of the fall Mr Strong had been working for Cambs Compressor …Read the Full Post

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Tragic Loss of Life at the Andrex Factory

A 28 year old man tragically lost his life while working for the global company Kimberley-Clark in November 2007. The young man was working in Barrow-in-Furness at the well-known Andrex factory when he was fatally hit by some machinery during his night shift at the plant. Machinery Needs to Be Properly Guarded to Protect Employees …Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Policy

Why a health and safety policy should be a VITAL element of your business. A health and safety policy is a core element of your business. It’s the guide from which every health and safety related issue can be addressed. A good health and safety policy will cover every potential threat to the safety of …Read the Full Post

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