Dear Health and Safety Executive,
I understand that following the two dam failures at the Glebe Mine property Stony Middleton, Derbyshire in 2007 the H & SE conducted an investigation. I also understand that the report concluded that these were an accident. May I have a copy of this report(s) please?
I also understand that a year or two later the H & SE did prosecute Glebe Mining over their poor maintenance of the dam. May I have a copy of this report(s) and any subsequent actions too please?
In an effort to help you expeditiously find this information I understand that the officer who dealt with these matters was a Mr Clive Brookes .
Thank you for your help and please do note that it is just report copies for which I am asking. I do hope that this request will be comparatively easy for you to process.
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Date 15 October 2014
Our Ref: 2014100016
Dear Mr Knight
Environmental Information Regulations Request Reference No: 2014100016
Further to your request for information, which was received on 23 September 2014 by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), I am writing to let you know that the time limit for a response needs to be extended.
Although the Regulations normally require us to send a response within twenty working days, it is sometimes necessary to extend this limit in certain circumstances.
In this case, we will need to extend the response deadline by a further twenty working days because of the need to consult with the investigating inspector who is currently not available.
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