Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: interim report

Interim report which was commissioned by government following the Grenfell Tower fire to make recommendations on the future regulatory system.

Pre-Grenfell there was a “genuine belief that fire was under control and there were bigger fish to fry”

IThe chair of the Fire Sector Federation has said he was disappointed there had still been no review of Approved Document B – the framework setting out building regulations – a year after the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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£7k fine for fire safety failures.

A York restaurant has been ordered to pay £7,000 after several fire safety breaches were found at the premises.

Company and director fined for unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products

A pest control company and one of its directors have been sentenced for the unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products and phostoxin (aluminium phosphide).

£200k fine after worker loses arm. 

IA Yorkshire transportation and storage company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries leading to the loss of his left arm.

£250k fine after worker falls through roof

A management and maintenance company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell through a flat roof.

On 14 September 2016, two operatives were undertaking a flat roof replacement of a single storey outhouse at the rear of premises in Moorends, Doncaster. During the reroofing a joist failed causing one of the operatives to fall internally through the roof.