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Abattoir ordered to pay over £11,000 for hygiene offences

Birmingham Halal Abattoir Limited has admitted responsibility for hygiene offences and been ordered to pay more than £11,000. The business pleaded guilty to multiple instances of failing to prevent potential cross-contamination between carcases before their post-mortem inspection between March and April 2019.  The carcases were held on a rail system in the slaughterhouse which was […]

£220k fine for hotel after trailing cable lead officers to major infringements

A food inspector from South Kesteven District Council visited Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel in Lincolnshire.  During the visit the inspector was concerned to find a damaged electrical cable crossing a walkway in the kitchen, along with exposed cables in the dishwashing area. Improvement notices were issued to the company giving it time to carry out the […]

Contractor prosecuted after two die in RTA due to fatigue

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has prosecuted a contractor after two men suffering with fatigue died in a road traffic accident. Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died when Zac fell asleep at the wheel of his work van. His employer, Renown Consultants Ltd, had instructed the men to take on an […]

Passerby shopped window cleaner for unsafe work

A window cleaner has been ordered to pay £20,000 for unsafe work at height after a member of the public photographed his team balancing on a 45cm ledge with no safety protection. Men employed by Henry Robertson Ronald Brown, trading as Ronnie Brown Window Cleaning, were cleaning the windows of a hair dressing salon in St Helier, […]