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Convenience store fined £250k for pothole

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:08:

Fareham Borough Council has successfully prosecuted One Stop Ltd for health and safety failings after a customer tripped over a pothole on the forecourt and sustained serious injuries........

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JD Sports fined after ignoring fire chiefs

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:49:

Fashion retailer JD Sports has been hit with a £60,000 fine following an investigation into two of its branches in Dudley..........

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Few people go to work expecting to perform emergency First Aid

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:18:

According to the Labour Force Survey, a staggering 621,000 injuries occurred at work between 2015 and 2016; a further 1.3 million working people suffered from a work-related illness.....

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Survey: One in five ‘don’t follow’ H&S protocol following accidents

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:14:

One in five managers admitted to not following health and safety protocol after every employee injury or incident, new research has shown.

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Total corporate fines for health and safety breaches have increased by 43% to £54m

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 08:04:

Following tougher sentencing guidelines, according to Thomson Reuters. The rise follows guidelines from the Sentencing Council being introduced in February last year, directing courts to sentence on a step-by-step approach.........

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One year after new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:12:

One year after new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter, and food safety and hygiene offences came into force in February 2016, the number of health and safety prosecutions against directors has tripled and UK businesses have seen a dramatic rise in the value of health and safety fines.

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