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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Northern Gas Networks Ltd
Current Parent CompanyNorthern Gas Networks
Company City/Town: Mirfield
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £5,091,487
Year: 2022
Date: 9 February, 2022
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: Northern Gas Networks Ltd pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3 (1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 after a fire and gas explosion at residential premises in Mirfield resulted in the death of the homeowner. The company was fined £5 million and ordered to pay costs of £91,487.
Settlement Type: Guilty Plea
Agency: Health and Safety Executive
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: gas distribution
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