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Sentencing for Landlord Who Failed to Check Gas Annually

Carole McMillan, a Lancaster based landlord, has been sentenced this week after it was discovered that her tenants were living in a property that was not being checked annually for problems with the gas. By law all landlords must ensure an annual gas check is carried out by a Gas Safe registered professional. The purpose …Read the Full Post

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Massive Fine for Construction Firm After Worker Dies on the Job

In a case which has highlight the importance of adhering to the Health and Safety laws and regulations, a construction firm have been fined the huge sum of £75,000 after one of their workers was killed. The construction industry is renowned for the multiple dangers which workers face every day.  Health and safety consultants are …Read the Full Post

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Another Fatal Roof Fall – There Really Is No Excuse

Worker Fell to His Death, Firm Prosecuted for Failings by the HSE Health and Safety consultants will be among the first to tell you about how important it is to have safety procedures in place to protect workers when working at height.  With thousands of injuries and being the most common cause of workplace fatality …Read the Full Post

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Finding your way through Health and Safety Regulations

Compliance with the UK’s Health and Safety and Regulations is essential for any British businesses – large organisations devote significant amounts of time and money to ensure that practices, buildings and workers comply fully with H&S requirements.  For small to medium businesses the time and specialist knowledge required to comply with all aspects of Health …Read the Full Post

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The Importance of Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Electrical safety in the workplace is crucial and something that all business owners and business managers should be aware of. First of all it is the legal responsibility of business owners to ensure people working for them are safe at all times. Everyone has a right to work in a safe environment. Therefore if you …Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Enquiring Begins North of the Border

The National Audit Office Report Highlights Serious Flaws The BBC has reported that a massive scale health and safety investigation is to take place in Aberdeen.  The news comes after the National Audit Office report showed that there were a large amount of workplace accidents costing around £187m last year alone.  This is far higher …Read the Full Post

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Construction Firm Fined after Worker Suffers Serious Burns

There were many factors which were raised after a health and safety inspection took place at O’Keefe Constructions Depot in Sevenoaks.  The attention was brought to the firm after one of its young workers was seriously burned in an accident at the depot.  The 18 year old man was working in a shed spray painting …Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety at work – what you need to know

Modern health and safety at work is of stark contrast to health and safety in the past. In today’s society, it is more prevalent than ever. There are many laws, rules and regulations in place with the aim of achieving three aims: 1). Protecting the safety, welfare and health of both employers and employees 2). …Read the Full Post

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