leisure and entertainment


Vue Entertainment Ltd admits safety failures following man’s death

Vue Entertainment Ltd has admitted health and safety failures after a reclining seat came down on a man’s neck and killed him. Read More

Suspended prison sentence for pub landlord over unsafe inflatable play equipment

A Clevedon pub landlord whose health and safety failings caused a boy to suffer serious head injuries has been given a suspended prison sentence. Read More

Tower Hamlets council fined after death of child in playground

A council has been charged with health and safety breaches over the death of a five-year-old girl in a playground and faces a potential £2 million legal bill. Read More

How do TMVs maintain a safe water supply?

Tom Rees, principal consultant within SOCOTEC’s Water Treatment & Equipment team, explains why Thermostatic Mixing Valves are integral to maintaining a safe water supply all year round. Read More

Lightwater Valley Theme Park: £333,344 fine after child rollercoaster fall

Lightwater Valley Attractions Ltd has been fined £333,344 and ordered to pay costs of £16,183 after a child was left with life-changing head injuries after being thrown from a ride. Read More

Venues required to enforce rule of 6, NHS QR code posters and contact logs

Hospitality venues in England are now legally required to enforce the rule of 6 or face a fine of up to £4,000. Read More

Business events and sport pilots to be reduced in capacity to adhere to new coronavirus guidelines

The government is to reduce the number of people that can attend sporting events to pilot the safe return of spectators to 1,000 in light of the increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases. Read More

Holiday Inn fire: Should all hotels be fitted with sprinklers?

The recent spate of UK hotel fires – most recently at a Holiday Inn in Walsall – raises the issue of whether or not all hotels should be fitted with sprinklers. Read More

Event management firm guilty of safety failings

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Read More

Risk reduction strategies retailers should buy into

Julie-Anna Smith, Head of Consulting Services at safety and certification expert, Bureau Veritas, advises on why a diligent, robust risk management strategy is something retailers need to invest in. Read More



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