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Workplace Compliance News - October 2017

Supermarket
Iceland Foods fined £2.5 million following fatal accident
Iceland Foods Limited have been fined £2.5 million following a fatal accident at Iceland’s store on Sycamore Road, Rotherham, on 28th October 2013.
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Food safety
Greene King pub and restaurant prosecuted for poor food hygiene
National pub chain Greene King has been prosecuted for food hygiene offences at one of its Surrey outlets.
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Legal
Two companies fined combined £2.5m following death of worker at Worksop site
A manufacturer of large concrete panels and a plant hire company were sentenced following the death of a worker at a factory in Worksop, Nottinghamshire in July 2014.
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Health and Safety
Council fined £150,000 after worker diagnosed with HAVS
Wrexham County Borough Council has been fined after a 57-year old man was diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).
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Pressure
Companies fined over £1.5m after worker suffers life changing injury
Three companies, Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Limited, Central Industrial Services (Northern) Ltd and R & A Kay Inspection Services Ltd, have been sentenced after an employee suffered serious fractures to his leg.
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