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Thomas Cook should put more money into health and safety, report into Corfu tragedy finds

Thomas Cook should put more money into health and safety, report into Corfu tragedy finds

Thomas Cook should “significantly” increase the money it spends on health and safety in the wake of the Corfu tragedy, according to an independent review by former J Sainsbury boss Justin King, which found that the company put costs before its customers.

Mr King was tasked by the...

Posted on 4th Nov 2015 10:14:44 by surrect.media
Criminal prosecutions brought by Health and Safety Executive more than doubled in 2015

Criminal prosecutions brought by Health and Safety Executive more than doubled in 2015

The number of criminal prosecutions for serious wrongdoing brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has jumped from 24 in 2012 to 52 in 2015, according to data obtained by online compliance business Cerico.

Cerico also found that number of appeals received...

Posted on 28th Oct 2015 13:56:07 by Unassigned
Ambergate company admits health and safety failings

Ambergate company admits health and safety failings

An Ambergate company has admitted health and safety failings which resulted in injuries to two employees.

Lockwood Haulage Limited, of Sawmills, pleaded guilty to two health and safety offences during an appearance at Derby Magistrates’ Court last week.

Posted on 21st Oct 2015 08:41:53 by Unassigned
Manufacturing Company face sentence after man dies in industrial blender

Manufacturing Company face sentence after man dies in industrial blender

A pellet manufacturing company based in Mansfield has been fined after an employee was killed when he was pulled into an industrial blender. 

51-year-old George Major, a father of one from Mansfield was clearing material from the blender at Rettenmaier UK...

Posted on 14th Oct 2015 08:58:15 by Unassigned
Royal Navy broke health and safety rules in Plymouth which lead to a man's tragic death

Royal Navy broke health and safety rules in Plymouth which lead to a man's tragic death

THE Royal Navy failed to follow a string of basic health and safety regulations in the build up to the tragic death of an engineer on board HMS Bulwark, an inquest has heard.

Neal Edmonds, aged 41, suffered “crushing injuries” after his head and shoulders...

Posted on 8th Oct 2015 09:46:12 by Unassigned

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