Charlton Engineering Services Ltd of Washington has been fined a total of £60,645 for breaching Fire Safety Regulations. The company directors Colin and Lee Charlton pleaded guilty to eight charges on behalf of the company at Sunderland Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 7th March 2018. They were fined...

A care home in Hastings has been fine £250k for breaching multiple fire safety laws. St Michael’s Hospice Hastings and Rother was prosecuted in relation to offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The company was also ordered to pay costs. The hospice pleaded guilty to...

Landlords in Worcestshire have been threatened with a court action after it has been discovered some of their properties are lacking the correct fire safety provisions. Obstructed exits, blocked gangways, broken fire detection systems and unsafe stairs were amongst some of the problems found when the...

Warning About Fake Fire Blankets Britain’s fire services are called out to over 20,000 kitchen fires every year. These fires can get out of control in seconds, causing untold damage and putting lives in danger. It has been recently uncovered by the BBC programme Fake Britain that...

Although electricity makes gardening much easier, wet conditions and contact with the ground means that the risk of injury or death from electric shock is much greater than the risk from using electrical equipment indoors. By following some simple safety rules, whilst working with electricity in...

Landlord and manager of tenanted flats in Pearson Park, West Hull, was fined £1,200 for failing to carry out his managerial duties as the owner of property. Mathew James was fined after the flats he was renting were found to be unsafe for inhabitants. A number...

Following a 2014 fire at ‘Barking Guest House’, Kanchan Sawney, the owner, has been sentenced to six months in custody, suspended for two years, for breaking fire safety laws and putting 'lives at serious risk'. The fire, which took place in 2014, caused two people to...