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2 Fines for same offence have 10 fold difference – WHY??

In the middle of March 2015, a young man working at a fast food restaurant suffered serious scalds after spilling boiling oil on his feet. He had been tasked with emptying oil from 3 deep fat fryers. This involved draining the fryers into a metal bucket and carrying the bucket up a set of metal…
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Face Fit Testing

The HSE are concentrating on the “health” aspect of health & safety. In particular, they have been pushing the need for formal “Face Fit” testing of respirators amongst a workforce. This test involves the test subject wearing the respirator, followed by a hood through which a foul tasting (but non-harmful!)  mist is sprayed. The test…
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