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Workplace Compliance News - August 2018

Construction
Infrastucture Company fined £600,000 following concrete block building site injury
Kier Infrastructure has been fined £600,000 plus costs of £25,767.97 after pleading guilty to one offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act.
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London Fire Brigade gives Government bad school report as school fires increase
School fires in London have increased by 34 per cent in just one year, new London Fire Brigade figures show.
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Trolley
Tesco fined for health and safety violation
One of the UK’s largest supermarket chains Tesco has been fined £160,000 after a member of staff at their Chadwell St Mary branch was seriously injured, when a cage full of goods fell on them as they were unloading it from a lorry.
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Food Safety
Celebrity chef ‘undermining’ food safety guidelines
Food safety concerns have been raised over the use of low cooking temperatures for meat being endorsed by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal.
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Explosive Atmosphere
Manufacturer fined £145,000 after two killed by spray-booth explosion
A Norwich manufacturing firm has been fined after two employees working with flammable substances in a spray booth were killed by an explosion.
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