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Paisley joiner ordered to do community service after unsafe gas installation caused explosion

A self-employed joiner has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service after a gas cooker he illegally installed exploded, severely injuring two householders and causing more than £580,000 worth of damage toGas Safe Register logo four properties.

Alex Irvine was hired by John and Emily Reid to cut out a kitc…

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Recommendation to abolish the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

In his report published on 15 October, Lord Young of Graffham, recommended that the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) be abolished and the existing statutory licensing regime be replaced by a code of practice.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be publishing details to keep lic…

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