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SERIOUS FIRE SAFETY LAW BREACHES AT LONDON FLAT LEAD TO £20K FINE AND PRISON SENTENCE

Oct 2021

The London Fire Brigade prosecuted a West London building owner after major breaches of fire safety law were discovered following a significant blaze on 9 August 2018

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NUMBER OF UNSAFE BUILDINGS IN LONDON PASSES 1K

Oct 2021

Urgent action has been called for by the London Fire Commissioner after the number of apartment blocks in London deemed unsafe exceeds 1,000.

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FIRE DOOR SAFETY WEEK - MAKE TIME TO SAVE LIVES

Sept 2021

1.7 million renters in fear of putting tenancy at risk by raising fire safety concerns…

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NEW REGULATOR AT HEART OF BUILDING SAFETY OVERHALL

July 2021

The Building Safety Bill will set out a clear pathway for the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained.

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DRAMA TEACHER SUES SCHOOL AFTER BREAKING HIS NECK FALLING OFF LADDER

March 2021

This is a sad case which reflects the importance of following the appropriate protocol relating to working at height – and the potentially disastrous consequences of failing to do so. The outcome of this could have been even worse for the employee but it’s also worth reflecting how the lack of training and limited awareness of the risks associated with climbing the ladder has triggered significant cost implications and serious reputational damage for the school.

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