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Chemical company fined £1million after fatal explosion

Chemical company Briar Chemicals Ltd has been fined £1million after a man died in an explosion at its site in Sweet Briar Road, Norwich.

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Good ventilation in the workplace can help reduce the spread of COVID-19

As more people return to the workplace, the HSE is stressing the importance of good ventilation to support businesses minimise the risk of coronavirus.

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Pub fined £60,000 after worker falls into cellar

Environmental Health Practitioners involved in a serious injury case where an employee fell into a cellar have said the case underlines the important role of the profession in also checking H&S when doing food safety rounds.

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Health and Safety Executive update advice for driving and riding for work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), working in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT), has published updated guidance on work-related road risk (WRRR) for employers and workers.

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Recycling company fined £200,000 for poor health and safety management

A waste and recycling company has been fined after HSE inspectors discovered widespread poor management of health and safety risks at their site in West Drayton, London.

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