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Companies fined for asbestos breaches

Three workers at a Chelmsford-based construction firm were exposed to asbestos over several days after work disturbed the dangerous substance. Construction management company Cowen Builders Limited (CBL) and its director were fined for serious asbestos breaches and failings in safety when their firm was working on a building site at Kensington Church Street in London...

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Companies fined for asbestos breaches

Three workers at a Chelmsford-based construction firm were exposed to asbestos over several days after work disturbed the dangerous substance. Construction management company Cowen Builders Limited (CBL) and its director were fined for serious asbestos breaches and failings in safety when their firm was working on a building site at Kensington Church Street in London...

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Scott Nolan joins Asons as new Internal Auditor

Asons Solicitors of Bolton has welcomed Scott Nolan as its new Internal Auditor. We have brought Scott in so that he can examine our firm’s operational procedures and then provide recommendations for how to make the business more efficient...

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Stockport heating repair firm exposed employees to asbestos

A heating engineering firm from Stockport have been sentenced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for serious failings, after two of its employees were exposed to asbestos while working at a school in Manchester. Flueclean, who have been repairing and maintaining industrial and commercial heating systems since 1966, appeared before Trafford Magistrates’ Court regarding […]

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New research reveals extent of UK workplace deaths

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released their provisional, UK, workplace deaths figures for 2014/15. The statistics confirm once again that Britain is one of the safest nations to work in across the European Union, with a low rate of deadly injuries to employees across the leading industrialised countries...

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Brickmaker fined after employee injures leg

A brick manufacturer in Gloucester has been fined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after one of its employees was seriously injured. The incident occurred on 27 February 2014 at Northcot Brick Limited’s site at Station Road, Blockley in Gloucester...

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Surviving your First Day at a Law Firm

Surviving your first day at work can be daunting and stressful – especially when you’ve got to meet new people and integrate into a new department. You’ve made it through your interview but now you’ve got to cope with your first day at a law firm and impress your senior partners...