Hospice sentenced after Legionella death

A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.

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Company expose family to risk of asbestos

A Hertfordshire-based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.

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Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos

An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment and maintenance activities exposed school staff and others to asbestos.

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Producers of Star Wars plead guilty

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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NHS Foundation Trust fined over patient death

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during a canoeing activity event.

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Man, 22, fatally injured by falling boxes

Plymouth company has been fined £500,000 after an employee suffered fatal injuries when a stack of boxes of frozen fish fell on him. Read more »

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BUPA Care Homes fined £400,000 over bedrail failures

BUPA Care Homes (CFC Homes) Ltd has been fined over the inappropriate management of bedrails at one of its care homes. Read more »

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NHS Foundation Trust fined £200,000 for safety failings

An NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings in its management of the use and maintenance of Anetic Aid QA3 trolleys.
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British Telecommunications PLC fined £600,000 after workers injured

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined after two of its employees were seriously injured in falls from height. Read more »

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Firm fines £1million after young worker killed by exploding tyre

A Kent tyre company has been sentenced for safety failings after 21-year-old Matthew Hoare, from Canterbury was killed when a tyre exploded. Read more »

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