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Poor construction site management lands firm and director in court

An Edgware-based construction company and its director have been fined after carrying out unsafe demolition and construction work at a house in Surrey.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Laxmi Developments Ltd and its director, Vijay Madhaparia, of Tavistock Road, Edgware, for faili…

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More senior managers prosecuted for health and safety failings

gavelThe number of directors and senior managers prosecuted under section 37 of the Heath and Safety at Work etc. Act, 1974 has rocketed by more than 400 per cent in the last five years, reports SHP.

The total number of individuals convicted under s37 in 2010/11 was 35 – a substantial increase on the …

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