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Shop owners prosecuted for dangerous storage of fireworks

26-03-2012

Two brothers who were storing fireworks next to an electric heater in their shop have received contitional sentences and ordered to pay £800 in costs.

Soutwark Council Trading Standards Inspectors found over 70kg of the explosives were not being stored safely and immediately removed them from Wa…

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Landlord prosecuted for putting students at risk

13-02-2012

A Glasgow GP has been fined after failing to maintain a gas boiler at a student flat he owned in Oxford.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Dr Tariq Mahmood for breaching Gas Safety Regulations in December 2010.

Oxford Magistrates' Court heard that on 17 December 2010, a gas installer…

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Oxford landlord fined for failing to meet basic gas safety regulations

01-02-2012

An Oxford landlord has been fined for endangering the lives of his tenants after consistently failing to provide safety records for gas appliances at a property he rented out in Didcot.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted William Edwards, 42, of Oxford, for breaching three charge…

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Fairground attendant prosecuted for safety failings

14-09-2011

A fairground attendant has been in court after a teenage girl plunged head-first onto concrete when a restraint bar opened on the ride she was on at a York carnival.

The 13-year-old girl escaped serious injury despite falling around four metres from the 'Cliffhanger Miami Trip' ride as her friends w…

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