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Construction firm fined after workers exposed to asbestos

May 13, 2021

A construction company has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos whilst refurbishing a flat in St John’s Wood, Westminster.

Quarter of employers not implementing social distancing in the workplace, and few people with symptoms are self-isolating, says research

April 5, 2021

Data from two separate studies have shown that there are still many businesses which are not sufficiently implement physical distancing between colleagues, and fewer than one in five people request a COVID-19 test if they have symptoms.

Construction firm sentenced after worker falls from height

April 1, 2021

A self-employed labourer fell almost four meters through a fragile skylight while working to fit roof sheets to a newly constructed steel framed barn. He spent nearly two weeks in hospital after being knocked unconscious and suffering head and facial injuries.

Fine after employees exposed to chemical spill

March 24, 2021

The fabrication division of Nasmyth Technologies Limited has been fined after four employees were exposed to hazardous substances that caused significant ill health and time off work.