Tags: workplace regulations

Ten-point regulatory reform plan for growth put forward

A Tory MP has put forward a ten-point plan for regulatory reform to boost growth. Dominic Raab, MP for Esher and Walton, says he consulted business groups as well as a number of legal experts to outline ten specific policy areas where he believes progress could be made. He said: “Today, the race to the…

Labourer was engulfed by fireball

A 43-year old labourer’s clothes were set on fire in an incident at Macclesfield Town FC’s training ground in Knutsford, Cheshire, on 18th September 2009 after a colleague using an excavator fractured an underground liquid petroleum gas (LPG) pipe in the trench he was standing in. He sustained burns to his face, neck and arms,…

Waste company breach Workplace Regulations

Collier Industrial Waste Ltd has been fined £20,000, plus almost £10,000 in costs, in connection with a breach of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 in the circumstances of an industrial accident in January 2010 in which a 60-year old man sustained multiple injuries when struck by a reversing vehicle at the company’s…