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Private security firm sentenced after an employee was attacked at a youth offender training centre

A private security company has been fined after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when he was assaulted by four individuals at a young offender’s training facility in Milton Keynes. The Magistrates Court at Milton Keynes heard that on the 15th of March 2017 a secure care officer was operating alone with a group of 6 …

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Do you want to know if health and safety is a good career in 2021?

Finding a career that proposes good chances for advancement and fulfilment can be challenging, especially in a harsh economic climate. Often it comes to a matter of what the economy is after, and safety jobs have seen a steady increase in demand over the last few years. A ‘health and safety job‘ whilst being a …

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Unlisted gas engineer pleads guilty after multiple violations

Dean Coslett, a self-employed gas engineer has been sentenced after carrying out illegal gas work. Mr Coslett was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court after a hearing which revealed that the defendant had undertaken unlawful work at several properties in Dorset between 2017 and 2019. Upon further investigation by the Health and Safety Executive, it was …

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Emergency Mustering & Automated Roll Call: Ensure your employees are safe and accounted for during emergencies and workplace incidents. Automated Temperature Screening Procedures & Mask Detection: In a nonintrusive way, screen employees, contractors, and visitors for elevated temperatures and determine whether they’re wearing masks. This will guarantee they are safe to work. No-Contact Employee Identification: …

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Young’s Seafood fined over a worker’s hand mangled in a fishcake machine.

A seafood company has been fined more than £800,000 after a worker lost two fingers when his hand was caught in a fishcake machine. The man’s arm was caught in the mechanism at Young’s Seafood’s factory in Grimsby in October 2017. Grimsby Crown Court heard a safety device was not working as it should. Young’s …

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Leaseholders in the UK may not be immune against incurred costs

OSHA association in the UK reacts to Fire Safety Act The Fire Safety Act was passed into law in late April. The Occupational Safety and Health Association provides its view on the legislation. Four years on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, there are many thousands of people still living in high rise residential buildings with …

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The United Kingdom is no longer a part of the European Union

The UK broke away from the EU, rules and procedures are no longer the same for some industries. Every Employer should still assume responsibility for the health and safety of the workers in their care. New rules and procedures exist to follow when placing chemicals, civil explosives, work equipment and machinery in places of work.

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