Kitchen fitter fined for illegal gas work Key Facts A kitchen fitter has been fined after carrying out unsafe gas work at a residential property. His work was classified as immediately dangerous, posing a potential risk of explosion. He was fined £5,000 plus costs of £483.

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Firm fined after exposing school to asbestos Key Facts A company has been fined after it was found that they exposed workers, pupils and teachers to asbestos at a school in Suffolk. Asbestos was disturbed when subcontractors were removing a wall. The firm was fined £22,400 and ordered to pay costs of £11,741.

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Firm fined after death of trainee design engineer Key Facts: A trainee design engineer lost his life after coming into contact with a live electrical system An HSE investigation found an unsafe system of work to have caused the worker’s death The company was fined £300,000 plus costs of £115,000.

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COMAH 2015 – The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 came into effect on 1 June 2015 and a new guidance document (L111, Third edition) was also produced. The COMAH Regulations 1999 have been revoked. The guidance is for anyone who has duties under the COMAH Regulations 2015, particularly operators of establishments. It is also

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