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Supermarket Owner Fined After Ignoring Fire Laws

Tuesday August 27 2013

A BARNSLEY supermarket owner who repeatedly ignored fire safety laws has been fined £1,300.

Nabil Tariq, who owns Crest Supermarket on Doncaster Road, Goldthorpe, failed to maintain fire alarms, extinguishers and fire escape doors. He also failed to provide staff with fire safety training.

Tariq, 38, was found guilty in Sheffield of failing to comply with fire regulations, failing to comply with an enforcement notice and failing to carry out a risk assessment.

He was also ordered to pay £1,800 costs.

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Reply Posted by max on Tuesday August 27 2013 at 13:15
he should've been made to shut down for a month, that would remind him to comply to safety rules in future!

Reply Posted by Stevo on Tuesday August 27 2013 at 19:34
Just over a £3k fine?
Joke this country!

Reply Posted by observer on Thursday August 29 2013 at 15:39
he WILL.!!!! learn one day.

Reply Posted by the ghost on Thursday August 29 2013 at 16:27
They should have shut him down for good, putting peoples lives at risk...staff and customers alike.

Reply Posted by mel on Saturday August 31 2013 at 10:52
About time some bad happened to him i rented a house off him it was awful damp everywhere in winter time, ill fitting windows, rubbish in garden, filthy carpets, i had no hot water for 2months n no where to cook i had to get enviromental health out to push him to do work n he still owes me £300 +

he wont learn cus he dont care his son is 3 and has a ipad thats where is money goes

Reply Posted by mel on Saturday September 14 2013 at 17:20
Just heard today the owner won £5,000 on a scratch card so his fine was nothing at all to him so hes laughing at this fine

Reply Posted by Kate on Thursday September 26 2013 at 18:18
Good for him, I hope he wins it again!

Reply Posted by Claire on Friday October 11 2013 at 15:20
He's a great gaffer he gave all his staff a grand each