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Food company fined after worker burned by hot oil

A Lincolnshire firm that manufactures frozen potato products has been fined after a worker was burned by hot oil. Harvey Hopwood, the health and safety manager at PAS (Grantham) Ltd, sustained 10 per cent burns to his shoulder, upper arms, neck and back while he was overseeing the jet washing of a large oil storage…

Labour would freeze assets of a firm following worker death

The next Labour Government would freeze the assets of a firm pending investigation if a worker was killed on the job, said Shadow Business Secretary, Chuka Ummuna, today. Currently, firms that are threatened with prosecution after a worker is killed at work can avoid legal proceedings by going into administration and then resuming business under…