Stan England Builders Limited has been fined following an incident when a worker suffered serious injuries after falling from a mezzanine level and wooden platform. Alan Ness was working at a residential property in Banchory on 31 March 2016. He began taping areas on the ceiling of a mazzine level. He gained access to this…

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The parent company of Swindon-based Oak Furnitureland has been fined nearly £400,000 for failing to protect its employees from hazardous and explosive conditions at its premises in Cheney Manor Industrial Estate. In courtJB Global, which owns the furniture company, pleaded guilty to significant breaches of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) and the…

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A fine of €100,000 has been imposed on McAleer and Rushe Contracts UK Ltd, a UK-registered construction company, following an earlier guilty plea to a charge under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Exposure to Asbestos) Regulations 2006 and 2010. The case arose following the exposure of a number of workers to asbestos fibres…

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A Telford yoghurt manufacturing company has been fined £600,000 fine after two employees suffered serious injuries following the release of an acidic cleaning solution. Telford Magistrates heard that, on 1 January 2016, one of the employees of T M Telford Dairy Ltd suffered serious burns from contact with 1% nitric acid cleaning solution that had…

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A landlord from Plymouth has been sentenced after failing to maintain gas appliances and failing to have landlord’s gas safety checks undertaken at his rental property in Canterbury Drive, Plymouth. In August 2018, a concern was raised with the HSE by a previous tenant that no landlord’s gas safety checks had been carried out for…

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