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In May 2004, we reported Scotland's worst ever industrial disaster when the Stockline plastics factory in Glasgow exploded leaving 9 dead and 40 injured. It was another searing indictment of breaches in Health & Safety legislation, now a matter of course in Britain. Ex-employees told journalists they had been sacked after raising concerns about safety. The 2 companies jointly responsible, ICL Tech and ICL Plastics, faced only charges relating to Health & Safety, for which they have now been fined a measly £400,000.