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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Irvine, Scotland Health and Safety Violation

Smithkline Beecham Limited, the parent company of GlaxoSmithKline, was fined £55,000 (US$67,587) for a health and safety violation following an explosion at its plant in Irvine, Scotland in July 2013 that injured two employees. Smithkline Beecham pleaded guilty to a charge under health and safety legislation relating to a failure to “identify suitable and sufficient control measures to reduce, as far as reasonably practical” the risks involved in its use and handling of various chemicals.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
12/21/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GlaxoSmithKline $67,587
Further Information Released

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