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Cowes boatyard admits blame for worker's fall

08-06-2012

An Isle of Wight boat builder has been prosecuted for neglecting safety precautions after a worker fell from wooden staging set up around a boat while it was being refurbished.

The employee, who had worked at the yard for 16 years, was attempting to pick up a linisher - a specialist sanding/p…

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Council in court after respite resident scalded

15-02-2012

The Isle of Wight Council has been fined £12,000 after an elderly resident staying in respite care was seriously scalded at a care home in Freshwater.

Isle of Wight Council, County Hall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, pleaded guilty to Section 3(1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974…

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