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The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by a Kent-based tyre company to reduce a £1 million fine for health and safety offences, imposed a decade after the incidents occurred. 10 Nov 2016
A £1.8 million fine for health and safety failings imposed on ports operator C.RO Ports in January was "manifestly excessive", according to the Court of Appeal, which has reduced the amount due to £500,000. 01 Nov 2016
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A local authority was not at fault for an accident in which an individual fell from an ornamental footbridge in one of its parks, landing to his serious injury onto rocks in the water below, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 18 Oct 2016
The record £5 million fine imposed on Merlin Attractions, the owners of Alton Towers, for health and safety law breaches following the 2015 Smiler rollercoaster crash "illustrates how significantly the landscape of health and safety enforcement has changed",... 28 Sep 2016
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