Hotel Company Signature Living to face trial over dead mice and droppings food hygiene charges – Liverpool Echo

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Liverpool hotel firm Signature Living are set to face a trial later this year after pleading not guilty to a raft of food hygiene charges brought by the city council.

The company – owned and run by chairman Lawrence Kenwright – will fight the charges, which relate to the Titanic-themed 30 James Street Hotel in the city centre.

In court today, the company’s legal team entered not guilty pleas to seven separate counts –  with a trial date set for later in the year.

via Hotel Company Signature Living to face trial over dead mice and droppings food hygiene charges – Liverpool Echo.

Farmer must pay £30,000 over death of friend in fall from cowshed roof | Shropshire Star

Defendant Robert Latham, aged 64, of Knolton Farm at Overton, near Wrexham, admitted a health and safety charge following the tragedy in July last year.

David Alan Rees, 56, of Ruabon, was clearing the roof of moss when he fell, North East Wales Magistrates’ Court at Mold was told.

Mr Craig Morris, prosecuting for The Health and Safety Executive, said a ladder had been used to go up onto the roof to clear moss from the guttering.

But there was no safe system of work in place and he fell.

It was not known precisely when he fell but he was found on the floor of the cowshed under the sky light.

via Farmer must pay £30,000 over death of friend in fall from cowshed roof | Shropshire Star.

Contractors face fines for improper asbestos removal at KSU’s Hale Library – The Salina Post

MANHATTAN, KS – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found that Belfor Property Restoration and subcontractor Custom Crushing & Company – both based in Kansas City,
— Read on salinapost.com/2019/05/15/contractors-face-fines-for-improper-asbestos-removal-at-ksus-hale-library/

Worker injured at work in UAE gets Dh1.5 million compensation – Khaleej Times

The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation has ordered a construction company to compensate a worker with Dh1.5 million after an iron fence from a building under construction fell on him.
The cleaner was on his way to work when the iron fence fell on him, leaving him with multiple injuries. He suffered serious injuries to his thoracic vertebrae and paralysis of the lower limbs, Emarat Al Youm reported.
— Read on m.khaleejtimes.com/nation/abu-dhabi/worker-injured-in-uae-gets-dh15-million-compensation

Mushroom Farm Injury Results in $75,000 Fine in Leamington

Convicted: Highline Produce Limited. Head office:
66 Wellington Street West, TD Bank Tower, Suite 5300, Toronto Ontario; a
company that grows and sells mushrooms at four locations in Ontario.

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