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Workplace Compliance News - July 2017

Legionella
Legionnaires’ deaths: Stoke-on-Trent firm JTF fined £1m
The hot tub sales firm responsible for the deaths of two men following a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in 2012 has been fined £1m.
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Annual workplace fatality figures released by HSE
The HSE has released its annual figures for work-related fatalities, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2015.
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Bread
£1.9m fine for Warburtons after injury to agency worker
Warburtons Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered injuries when his arm became trapped against a running conveyor belt in August 2015.
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Fire Engine
999 call system celebrates 80th anniversary
The world’s oldest emergency call service, 999, has now been in operation for 80 years.
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Health and Safety
Chemical company fined £1.2m after explosion
A chemicals company has been fined £1.2m following an explosion at its site at West Thurrock.
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