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15
Nov

Staying safe over the festive period!

The countdown to Christmas has begun! Here is an overview of the steps you need to ensure you are taking to ensure your customers and staff have a safe as well as enjoyable festive season. General food safety tips: With food poisoning allegations generally on the increase during the Christmas period, planning ahead is essential. …

1
Nov

Life changing injuries to worker results in sentence for demolition company directors

A demolition company and its director have been sentenced after one of its workers suffered devastating crush injuries when his arms were trapped between two 10 tonne steel girders in an incident which occurred in October 2015. In a Liverpool Crown Court, it was heard how an employee of S. Evans and Sons Limited was …

19
Oct

CSC News – October

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18
Sep

Legionnaires outbreak results in death

A guest in her 60’s who was staying at The Feathers Hotel in Ludlow, Shropshire has died after contracting Legionnaires disease. The hotel has now voluntarily closed. In April, another guest also fell ill and tests show links between legionella bacteria found in water samples from the hotel and the two guests, Public Health England said. …

12
Sep

CSC News – September

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7
Sep

Care home fine following smoking death

66 year old Gordon Boxall, suffered with parkinsons disease and in 2015 was residing in a care home run by Anchor Trust. Mr Boxall lost his life when his pyjamas caught fire when he was left unattended smoking a cigarette. His pyjamas easily ignited due to the paraffin-based creams that were applied to him to treat …

1
Aug

CSC News – August

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26
Jul

RIDDOR – What, When, Who – A simple guide

Figures released for health and safety statistics for Great Britain (2015/16) show that accidents and workplace injury are a major issues for businesses which include: 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,542 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2015) 137 workers killed at work (2016/17) 72,702 other injuries to employees reported …

26
Jul

Corporate manslaughter review – could this affect your business?

A consultation has started by the Sentencing Council on its proposals for how offenders convicted of manslaughter should be sentenced in England and Wales. It is the first time that comprehensive guidelines have been drawn up for these very serious and difficult cases, which could include an unintended death resulting from an assault or a …

18
Jul

CSC News – July

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