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Setting up a health & safety procedure in a new business

01-10-2014

Photo shows a man in a business suit about to hurdleHealth and safety is a necessity for all new businesses, but it doesn't have to be a complicated process. Working out a simple and efficient approach that complies with legislation under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and consistently ensures the safety of employees can make managing your …

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Crumlin firm fined after worker lost finger in recycling machinery

19-09-2012

A worker lost a finger when it was crushed in machinery as safety procedures were ignored at a recycling centre in Wales.

GLJ Recycling Ltd. appeared before Caerphilly Magistrates Court in a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and were fined £6,000 and ordered to pay £5…

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Veolia fined after agency worker sustained serious burns

30-04-2012

Waste management provider Veolia Environmental Services has been fined after an agency worker was seriously burned by hot ash at an incineration depot in Deptford.

The employee sustained 17 per cent burns to his body whilst cleaning ash from a filtration hopper at a Veolia plant on Landman …

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