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2 December 2002

Factory fire: Labour dept also to blame [South Africa]

Author: South African Press Association

The labour department also had to share the blame for the tragic loss of 11 lives in a factory fire in Lenasia two years ago, a Johannesburg magistrate said on Monday. Lenasia regional court magistrate Caren Nienaber imposed fines on the owner of ESS...

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20 August 2002

Lenasia fire: Trial postponed [South Africa]

Author: South African Press Association

The trial of ESS Chemicals factory owner Suleman "Solly" Lachporia and his manager was on Tuesday postponed to November in the Lenasia regional court. They face a main charge of culpable homicide relating to the death of 11 employees including the...

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