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Workplace Compliance News - May 2019

Justice
Two companies fined total of £700,000 after worker is fatally crushed at paper mill
Two companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries when he was struck by a shovel loader.
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Health and Safety
Car manufacturer fined £200,000 for serious safety breaches
A car manufacturer has been prosecuted after serious safety breaches relating to faulty vehicle lifts.
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Time to force building owners to take safety seriously: Brigade’s Approved Document B consultation
London Fire Brigade has outlined how the Government can make buildings safer in its response to the post Grenfell Tower fire consultation on Approved Document B (ADB) of the building regulations.
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Legal
Theme park operator to pay £60,000 after worker loses four fingers and thumb
The operator of Twinlakes Family Theme Park at Melton Mowbray has been fined after one of its employees was badly injured whilst using a circular saw.
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Construction
Civil Engineers fined £600,000 after death of a worker
A civil engineering contractor has been fined after an employee of Balfour Beatty Group Employment Limited was fatally injured when he was struck on the body by a wheeled excavator.
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