This Week At theEHP

theEHP Newsletter – No 112

theEHP Newsletter – No 112

| 28 August, 2014 | 11:01 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, Campylobacter survey report, prosecutions, RPT Decisions & much more.

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theEHP Newsletter – No 111

theEHP Newsletter – No 111

| 29 July, 2014 | 07:15 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, fire deaths statistics, prosecutions & RPT Decisions.

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theEHP Newsletter – No 110

theEHP Newsletter – No 110

| 29 June, 2014 | 23:24 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, rouge landlord interview, raw chicken advice & prosecutions.

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Housing

Housing: St Helens landlord ordered to pay over £7,000

Housing: St Helens landlord ordered to pay over £7,000

| 1 October, 2014 | 18:12 | Reply

A London-based landlord was fined £3,500 and ordered to pay costs of £3,807 after failing to comply with a Formal Improvement Notice served by St Helens Council.

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Housing: Rogue landlord ordered to repay more than £5,000 in housing benefit

Housing: Rogue landlord ordered to repay more than £5,000 in housing benefit

| 1 October, 2014 | 16:41 | Reply

A landlord convicted of a string of offences which put the tenants of his Chester bedsits at risk has been ordered to repay housing benefit totaling more than £5,000.

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Housing: Cardiff’s crackdown on rogue landlords gathers pace

Housing: Cardiff’s crackdown on rogue landlords gathers pace

| 27 August, 2014 | 20:30 | Reply

Cardiff City Council has prosecuted a further rogue landlord for offences relating to breaches of the regulations for houses in multiple occupation, at a court hearing at Cardiff Magistrates Court.

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Food Safety

Food Safety: FSA publish Annual Science Report

Food Safety: FSA publish Annual Science Report

| 1 October, 2014 | 18:04 | Reply

The Food Standards Agency’s has published it’s Annual Science Report which provides information about their investment in science, evidence and analysis during 2013/14.

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Food Safety: Restaurant owner pleads guilty to food safety and hygiene offences

Food Safety: Restaurant owner pleads guilty to food safety and hygiene offences

| 25 September, 2014 | 19:20 | Reply

The owner of the former Chinese Chef restaurant in Bridge Street, Neston, has pleaded guilty to 12 food safety and hygiene offences, and has been fined £600 and ordered to pay costs of £1,250.

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Food Safety: Prison term for owner of cockroach infested restaurant

Food Safety: Prison term for owner of cockroach infested restaurant

| 25 September, 2014 | 18:02 | Reply

Wolverhampton City Council has welcomed the suspended prison term given to a fast food restaurant owner who tampered with evidence and obstructed environmental health officers as they investigated a serious cockroach infestation at his premises (Video embedded).

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Health & Safety

Health & Safety: Denbighshire welcomes health and safety case sentencing

Health & Safety: Denbighshire welcomes health and safety case sentencing

| 25 September, 2014 | 12:18 | Reply

Denbighshire County Council has welcomed the sentencing in the case of a company and its director following the death of an employee.

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Health & Safety: New report compares fatal work injuries in the EU and US

Health & Safety: New report compares fatal work injuries in the EU and US

| 27 August, 2014 | 20:58 | Reply

In an attempt to provide better information about fatal workplace hazards, Eurostat and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently developed a study comparing fatal work injuries in the EU and the US.

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Health & Safety: Cornwall Council prosecutes New Life Signs Installations

Health & Safety: Cornwall Council prosecutes New Life Signs Installations

| 22 July, 2014 | 19:49 | Reply

New Life Signs Installations Limited of 13 Abington way, Queensfield, Swindon, SN2 7S2 has accepted a caution following a hearing on 20 and 23 June 2014 at Bodmin Magistrates Court after admitting offences under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work 1974.

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Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection: Croydon prosecutes garage owner for dumping trade waste

Environmental Protection: Croydon prosecutes garage owner for dumping trade waste

| 1 October, 2014 | 16:40 | Reply

Dumping tyres and old car parts has cost a local garage owner dearly this week after he was ordered to pay almost £7,000 following a prosecution by Croydon Council.

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Environmental Protection: Council prosecutes company for illegally burning waste

Environmental Protection: Council prosecutes company for illegally burning waste

| 25 September, 2014 | 20:09 | Reply

At Truro Magistrates’ Court Joseph Thompson of Block and Estate Management Ltd of Colchester, Essex pleaded guilty to offences under the Clean Air Act 1993 (Photos on Flickr).

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Environmental Protection: Caerphilly resident fined for fly-tipping offence

Environmental Protection: Caerphilly resident fined for fly-tipping offence

| 25 August, 2014 | 18:13 | Reply

A Caerphilly county borough resident has been taken to court and fined for allowing the illegal disposal of commercial waste in a public area.

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Public Health

Public Health: Llanelli man to pay more than £700 for dog fouling

Public Health: Llanelli man to pay more than £700 for dog fouling

| 1 October, 2014 | 16:43 | Reply

A Llanelli man must pay more than £700 after being convicted of a dog fouling offence.

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Public Health: Illegal Tattooist fined

Public Health: Illegal Tattooist fined

| 25 September, 2014 | 22:01 | Reply

DARLINGTON residents are warned against using unlicensed tattooists after a local woman complained about the tattoo she received.

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Public Health: Birmingham furniture firm fined £11,250

Public Health: Birmingham furniture firm fined £11,250

| 20 August, 2014 | 16:53 | Reply

A Birmingham business and its director were ordered to pay a total of £15,613 after pleading guilty to 15 offences each under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988.

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Other Recent Posts

Jobs: Environmental Health Officer/Technical Officer – Housing

Jobs: Environmental Health Officer/Technical Officer – Housing

| 14 September, 2014 | 23:03 | Reply

Specialism: Private Sector Housing
Salary: £28 – £30 per Hour
Location: South East

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Jobs: Senior Commercial Property Surveyor

Jobs: Senior Commercial Property Surveyor

| 14 September, 2014 | 22:58 | Reply

Specialism: Building Surveying
Salary: £25 – £29 per Hour
Location: London Central

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Jobs: Environmental Health Officer – Housing

Jobs: Environmental Health Officer – Housing

| 14 September, 2014 | 22:53 | Reply

Specialism: Private Sector Housing
Salary: £25 – £29 per Hour
Location: London South

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Jobs: Environmental Health Officer – HS2 Project Lead

Jobs: Environmental Health Officer – HS2 Project Lead

| 14 September, 2014 | 22:47 | Reply

Specialism: Pollution
Salary: £28 – £30 per Hour
Location: London North

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RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (MAN/30UG/HIN/2013/0002)

| 28 August, 2014 | 09:24 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by Hyndburn Borough Council. The appeal concerned Category 2 Hazards of Domestic Hygiene, Pest & Refuse.

The tribunal quashed the Improvement Notice and requested that it be replaced with a new Hazard Awareness Notice.

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RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (BIR/00FK/HIN/2013/0013)

| 28 August, 2014 | 09:05 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by Derby City Council. The appeal concerned a Category 2 Hazard for Fire Hazard.

The tribunal confirmed the notice.

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RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (LON/00AH/HIN/2013/0010)

| 28 August, 2014 | 08:54 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by London Borough of Crydon. The appeal concerned various Category 1 &2 Hazards.

The tribunal dismissed the appeal and varied the notice.

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Environmental Protection: Flytipping ‘duty of care’ costs Cambridge man £1,275

Environmental Protection: Flytipping ‘duty of care’ costs Cambridge man £1,275

| 25 August, 2014 | 18:13 | Reply

In a prosecution brought by Cambridge City Council, a Cambridge man has being ordered to pay a £1,000 fine for dumping household waste between 2013 and 2014.

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Environmental Protection: Beeston Couple Guilty Of Fly Tipping

Environmental Protection: Beeston Couple Guilty Of Fly Tipping

| 25 August, 2014 | 18:13 | Reply

A Beeston couple were fined £1,144.50 earlier this month after pleading guilty to flytipping offences at Nottingham Magistrates Court. They were also ordered to pay £325.00 of costs to clear the waste.

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Food Allergen Law & Your Food Business Workshop

Food Allergen Law & Your Food Business Workshop

| 25 August, 2014 | 18:07 | Reply

Safe and Sound Food Solutions will be holding a FIR workshop on the 29th September. This workshop will give you an overview on food allergy information, what the FIR is all about and how it affects your specific food business sector.

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