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Health & Safety In The Courts March 2018 Compiled by Acorn Health and Safety

  • Contractor Lakehouse has been forced to settle a claim for damages following a fire at a school it was refurbishing, caused by a subcontractors “hot works”.Read the full story here
  • A property tycoon who formerly stood as a parliamentary and local council candidate for UKIP was last week sentenced to 2.5 years in jail at Bristol Crown Court over the over the death of a builder working at his Exeter home. Read the full story here
  • A door manufacturing company from south Wales has been fined £50,000 after a worker was exposed to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Read the full story here
  • A property management firm that exposed its workers to a catalogue of safety risks at a derelict warehouse in Bootle, Merseyside, has been prosecuted. Workers used crowbars to smash asbestos roof at the dilapidated site. Read the full story here
  • Tesco fined £116,000 after vulnerable employee burned by oven cleaner. Read the full story here

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