A Bristol-based microbrewery has been fined £120,000 after admitting its failure to comply with fire safety laws resulted in a 2018 fire. Brewhouse and Kitchen pleaded guilty in February to four breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. They included: failure to take general fire precautions; failure to ensure adequate fire safety arrangements;…

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What is Noise? How does one differentiate between wanted sounds and unwanted noise? What do we define as music to our ears, and what should we try to avoid? Noise is an aspect of sound that can become unbearable if it goes beyond a particular level. In industries, it is becoming a severer concern than…

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Birmingham City Council has prosecuted a food supplier after an inspector saw an employee raised up on a pallet balanced on a forklift truck. On 5 December 2018 an officer visited Pearl Food Distribution and served a number of improvement notices to prevent people from falling from the mezzanine staircase landing, mezzanine storage locations and provide…

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A landlord has been sentenced for failing to maintain gas appliances at a rental property in accordance with the law. Between 3 May 2017 and 28 June 2017 HSE inspectors and Gas Safe Register inspected a property at Penlan, Swansea. They found a gas cooker which was not to current standards, a boiler which was…

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