Workplace Compliance News
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Director jailed and Liverpool company fined £700,000 after worker killedRead more
A Liverpool-based waste and recycling company has been fined £700,000 and its director has been jailed after the death of a 39-year-old worker.
EU ban on single-use plastic items planned to start as early as 2021Read more
Single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks or cotton buds, products that make up over 70% of marine litter, will be banned from the EU market from 2021, under draft plans approved by Parliament.
Yorkshire company fined over £200,000 after worker killedRead more
A garden shed manufacturing company based in Leeds, Woodlands Homecare Ltd, has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed.
London firefighters to carry fire escape hoodsRead more
Firefighters from London Fire Brigade are among the first in the UK to carry fire escape hoods to protect victims from toxic smoke at fires. The Brigade has worked closely in collaboration with Kent Fire and Rescue Service who will also be launching fire escape hoods to their crews.