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Workplace Compliance News - May 2019

Recycling
Waste and recycling company fined £1m following death of worker
Refuse collection company Veolia ES (UK) Limited has been fined £1m after a worker was run over and killed.
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Working from home can be a fire risk, warn firefighters
More than a million and a half people now regularly work from home and London Fire Brigade is warning this could lead to more fires as people look for cheaper ways of heating their homes.
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Legal
Steel cladding company fined £600,000 after worker’s hand crushed in machinery
A steel cladding company based in Cumbria has been fined after a worker’s hand became trapped in machinery.
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Concrete Breaker
London construction company fined after fatal fall
A London-based construction company was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed.
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Health and Safety
Food manufacturer fined £274,000 after two workers injured
Food manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has been fined following two separate incidents where workers became trapped in moving machinery.
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