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Government make it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving ‘under any circumstance’

New mobile phone laws, making it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving under virtually any circumstance, will come into force on 25 March. Read More

Food safety round-up: A pub owner changes plea to guilty for food safety breaches and former owner of restaurant fined for hygiene breaches

Former owner of an Oldham restaurant was fined £4,000 for breaching food hygiene regulations. Former owner of a Rogate pub changes his plea to guilty for breaching food and safety hygiene regulations. Read More

Top 5 most-read in February 2020

The most read fines and prosecution articles in February 2020 includes a £733,333.33 fine for supermarket giant, Tesco after a pensioner slips on wet floor, a golf-course crash and a car bodywork sprayer developing occupational asthma. Read More

Top 5 most-read in January 2020

The most read articles in January 2020 includes a vehicle repair company worker killed on his first day, a teacher run over by delivery man. Read More

Fines for captain and owner of party boat which collided with police dock and vessel

The captain and the owner of a passenger boat have been prosecuted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency after it collided with both a police dock and police vessel, causing considerable damage. Read More

Top 5 most read in June 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in June 2019 include, the highest ever fine given by Ofwat to Southern Water of £126m. Read More

Driver fatigue: ‘Make sleep part of risk management’ says specialist fleet broker

Specialist fleet broker talks on the benefits of adding fatigue to risk assessments as it is a factor that impacts majority of fleet operators. Read More

Top 5 highest fines in March 2019

Discover the top 5 most-read fine stories in March 2019 on SHP. Fines include companies such as Renault. Read More

Troubled Carillion: the safety history of the construction giant

Construction giant Carillion has entered liquidation following two profit warnings. SHP looks at its H&S record. Read More

HSE: Food manufacturing sector health and safety ‘needs to improve’

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties. Read More



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