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Workplace Compliance News - May 2017

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Construction company fined £750,000 after asbestos failings
Barroerock Construction Limited has been fined following repeated asbestos failings, after the HSE carried out two investigations of working practices of a site in 2013 and 2014. Barroerock were converting a former nine storey office building in Ashford, Kent into flats – the building was known to contain asbestos.
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Supermarket chain fined after death in Truro shop
The Supermarket chain Co-op has been fined £400,000 after the death of a member of public who slipped on water leaking from a faulty sandwich chiller.
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HGV company fined after worker’s death
ATE Truck and Trailer Sales Ltd, a company that buys, refurbishes and sells Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and trailers has been sentenced after the death of 63-year-old worker William Price.
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Two Companies to pay a total of over £700,000 after worker struck by overturning trolley
DHL and JCB have been fined after a worker was seriously injured by a trolley carrying hydraulic rams.
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Steel manufacturers fined £200,000 after worker’s hand crushed
Cardiff based steel manufacturing company Rom Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries to his hand.
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