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What is RIDDOR?

RIDDOR, or the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, is a set of regulations in the United Kingdom that determine how employers must record and report incidents in the workplace and how to respond to them. The regulations were first introduced in 1995 (coming int…

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Hertfordshire demolition company fined for failing to meet basic gas and electricity safety requirements

Kane Haulage Ltd. of St. Albans has been fined following a dangerous occurrence involving the release of over half a tonne of gas. It also carried out work while electricity supplies to the buildings undergoing demolition remained live.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that the company …

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