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Asbestos firm fined following fatal gas explosion

An asbestos removal contractor has been fined after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion. Read More

MOT centre sentenced after worker fatally injured in oil drum explosion

An MOT centre has been sentenced after oil drums supplied by them exploded and killed an agricultural engineer. Read More

Four killed in Avonmouth water works explosion

Emergency services are responding to a ‘large explosion’ at warehouse near Bristol. Read More

Celsa steelworks blast: Company fined £1.8m

A steel company has been fined £1.8m after an explosion killed two men. Read More

Chevron fined £5m for refinery explosion

The former owners of an oil refinery in Pembroke have been fined £5m after four contractors were killed in an explosion. Read More

Tata Steel explosion leaves two employees injured

An explosion at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant causes minor injuries to two employees. Read More

Workers killed by spray-booth explosion

A manufacturing firm in Norwich has been fined after two employees working with flammable substances in a spray booth were killed by an explosion. Read More

Brothers died in ‘horrific circumstances’

A director has been jailed for eight months after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that led to the death of two brothers. Read More

£1.6m in fines for double offences within a year

A South Tyneside car parts manufacturer has been fined £1.6million after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak and an explosion occurred at the same plant within a year. Read More

£100k fine following chemical explosion

ESL Fuels Ltd, an oil storage company, has been fined after contractors cut into a sealed pipe causing a chemical Read More



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