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Company director jailed after fire kills brothers

A company director has been jailed after a health and safety breach led to a fire that killed two brothers. Simon Thomerson, owner and director of Clearview Design and Construction Ltd, had been contracted to refurbish several industrial units in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. Labourers Ardian and Jashar Lamallari were working inside a unit on October 3,…

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Coming soon – Safety & Health Expo 2018

Safety & Health Expo 2018, Europe’s largest health and safety event and conference, takes place next month in London. It brings together more than 13,000 national and international key industry professionals in construction, manufacturing and personal protective equipment, and 300 exhibitors. The event, from June 19 – 21, will also feature 100 seminars and workshops,…

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Construction company fined £70,000 for safety breaches

A Yorkshire construction company has been fined £70,000 for safety breaches after a worker suffered life threatening injuries. A 48-year-old employee of KDS Construction was working in a two-metre-deep excavation in September 2016 when he was struck on the head and pinned down by a large segment of concrete. He suffered multiple injuries, including fractures…

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