Cornish Pasty producer shut down by Environmental Health

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A SALTASH pasty maker has been shut down by a court after major breaches of food hygiene standards. Cornwall Council has taken action against the Bakers Hatt, after owner Kim Gasson failed to act on improvement notices issued last year. Ms Gasson pleaded guilty at Bodmin Magistrates court to offences under the Food Safety and …

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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gas work

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition. Both brothers pleaded guilty to breaches of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. And were sentenced to 10 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 2 years and also ordered to undertake 150 hours unpaid …

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Health and Safety at work legislation will not apply to the self employed from 1 October 2015 or will it?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] From the 1/10/15, if you are self-employed and your work activity poses no potential risk to the health and safety of other workers or members of the public, then health and safety law will not apply to you. The HSE estimate that health and safety law will no longer apply to 1.7 million self-employed …

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Make it safe campaign. ROSPA Window blinds safety

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, have been campaigning since 2004 to improve the safety of window blinds following a number of tragic accidents involving young children who have becoming entangled in Blind Cords. This issue affects the general public and Businesses alike. In 2014 a new European standard was published …

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