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Man jailed for illegal inspections of play equipment

A Chester man has been jailed for more than 14 months after repeatedly ignoring a legal order preventing him from inspecting inflatable play equipment.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Peter McCormack (previously known as Peter Coltilda and Peter John Morrell), of Garden Lan…

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Essex roofing contractor given suspended prison sentence

A self-employed roofing contractor from Essex has been given a suspended prison sentence after an incident in which a friend fell through the roof of a domestic garage – and later died of his injuries.

Steve Mason had been contracted to replace a flat roof on a double garage at a house in Well …

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