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Dorset builder ignored asbestos risks

01-05-2012

A self-employed builder has been fined for demolishing a building without first carrying out an asbestos survey.

Stuart Pearson, of Verwood, Dorset, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at Guildford Magistrates' Court for breaching the Control of Asbestos Regulations between …

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Dorset dairy company fined after worker's arm crushed

31-03-2012

A Dorset dairy has been prosecuted after an employee was injured when his arm was pulled into a slurry separator.

Andrew James Ray, 47, was cleaning the equipment at the dairy owned by M Hooper and Sons Ltd. in Winterborne Tomson on 2 January 2009.

Weymouth Magistrates' Court heard an unsafe sys…

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