A Network Rail signal box worker who claimed that his employer had failed to provide him with the rest breaks to which he was entitled has had his claim dismissed by the Court of Appeal (www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2019/269.pdf).
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has concluded that there is insufficient evidence to bring manslaughter charges against a theme park following the death of an 11-year-old girl who fell from a water ride.
International Women’s Day is a global event which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is a worldwide call for gender parity to encourage inclusive behaviours.
A manufacturer of chemicals for use in the crop protection, pharmaceutical and speciality chemicals markets has been fined £224,000 after workers were exposed to chemicals harmful to health and sustained long-term skin damage.
Three-quarters of companies in the UK chemical supply chain do not own the testing data for registrations they currently hold under the European Union’s REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) legislation.