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Worker's leg amputated following forklift incident

23-04-2012

A Cardiff-based cargo company has been fined after a lorry driver had part of his leg amputated after being struck by a reversing forklift truck.

Robert Deverell, from Risca in Caerphilly was at the Cardiff Docks premises of Cargo Services (UK) Limited, as his lorry was being loaded with 18m stee…

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Construction boss fined over risks to workers

05-04-2012

The director of a Cardiff construction firm has been fined for failing to take measures to ensure his workers' safety while working at height.

Paul Cartwright, of Llandaff, trading as Cartwright Construction, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) over safety failings at a …

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Failure to identify asbestos put workers at risk

12-03-2012

A Cardiff company has been fined for putting the health of demolition workers at risk after a building survey failed to identify the presence of asbestos.

Between 15 and 25 January 2010 PHH Environmental (UK) Ltd was commissioned to produce an asbestos survey on the soon to be demolished Old Cas…

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Cardiff property manager fined for asbestos failings

23-02-2012

blue asbestosA property manager from Cardiff has been fined for failing to properly manage the risks from asbestos at one of his premises.

Richard Hayward of Cardiff Bay was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) over failings at the former Rhondda Pressing building, located on the Penygraig Industr…

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Business Advice Open Days - Free events

09-01-2012

Nationwide - free quality advice and information; helping you run a successful business.

Business Advice Open Days are the largest cross government business support roadshows of their kind, dedicated to providing free information and support to your business.

You can find out about your legal obli…

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Cardiff property firm sentenced after worker exposed to asbestos

31-10-2011

Rochefort Shugar Ltd. has been sentenced after a handyman was exposed to asbestos-containing material while carrying out work on a client's property.

A self-employed handyman from Cardiff, regularly carried out work on properties managed by Rochefort Shugar Ltd. and on 15 October 2010 was sent t…

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Cardiff building site manager fined for ignoring safety notices

19-09-2011

A Cardiff construction site manager has been fined after failing to comply with two safety orders issued to protect workers from injury.

Mr Haider Zaman was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for ignoring two Improvement Notices served while he was refurbishing two residential pr…

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