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Health and Safety

Tata Steels Billet Mill in Stocksbridge, Yorkshire, is like all steel mills a dangerous place. Tata Steel undertook a safety risk assessment relating to the lifting of a skip from a hole in the ground and found that there was a risk of injury which could be mitigated by installing a barrier around the hole. They didn't do it and someone fell in. It's cost a large fine.

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The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been made aware that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats which contain asbestos. The metal gauze mats are designed for use over Bunsen burners.

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Shell UK has been fined by the Aberdeen Sheriff's Court. The prosecution was brought by the UK's Health and Safety Executive after a technician was struck by a cylinder and left severely injured on the Brent Delta offshore platform.

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