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Hazardex 2021 Awards for Excellence – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 03 December 2020

The 2021 Hazardex International Conference and Exhibition is taking place on 16 & 17 June 2021 at the Hilton Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK and will once again feature the industry’s most prestigious awards evening. The 2021 Hazardex Awards for Excellence will include six categories for which nominations are now open!...

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Inquest finds death of contractor at UK chemical factory in 2018 was accidental 02 December 2020

A jury inquest into the July 2018 death of a contractor following an explosion at a chemical plant in Norwich, UK has concluded that it was accidental. The 11-day inquest into Robert Cranston’s death at the Briar Chemicals factory ended on December 1 with the area coroner offering the jury a conclusion of “accidental death”....

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Managing Director of UK construction company receives suspended sentence after employee burned in 2018 explosion 02 December 2020

The UK’s Health & Safety Executive announced on November 16 that a Managing Director of a construction company has received a suspended sentence after an employee suffered severe burns on a construction site in Swynecombe, Oxfordshire in 2018....

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China jails 53 people for March 2019 chemical plant explosion that killed 78 01 December 2020

A court in China jailed 53 people on November 30 after they were convicted of charges including bribery and negligence in relation to the March 2019 chemical plant explosion in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province that killed 78 people, injured 76 and caused a direct economic loss of 198,350,700 Chinese Yuan (£22.6m)....

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Hazardex December is available now! 01 December 2020

The digital edition of Hazardex December is now online. The issue includes features on Asset Management, Storage & Transportation, Toxic Gas, Safety Systems, and a special UKCA Focus....

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