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Company fined after worker suffers life-changing injury

Friday, September 21, 2018

Timberline DIY Limited has today been sentenced after an employee injured three of his fingers while cleaning a band re-saw.

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Company fined after worker falls through fragile floor

Friday, September 21, 2018

A Colchester-based company has been fined after an employee fell through fragile ceiling tiles.

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Construction company fined after failing to prevent exposure to carbon monoxide

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Willmott Partnership Homes Ltd has today been fined after exposing members of the public to carbon monoxide fumes.

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Devon based welding engineer sentenced after serious injury to worker

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

An agricultural engineer from Totnes in Devon has been sentenced after a worker sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling through a mezzanine floor whilst it was under construction.

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Yorkshire Water Services Ltd sentenced after worker killed

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been sentenced today after a fitter suffered fatal burns when his clothing was ignited by sparks.

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Construction companies fined after worker injured

Monday, September 17, 2018

Two construction companies have been fined after a worker’s foot was trapped in a rotating screw. 

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Cambridge busway fatality: HSE investigating

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive is investigating a fatal collision at a busway in Cambridge.

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Company fined after worker suffers fractured spine

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A construction company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while demolishing a farm building.

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Logistics company fined after death of worker

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A Dudley-based logistics company has been fined after a worker died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle.

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Capita announced as preferred bidder for Gas Safe services

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Capita Plc will continue to operate the official register of engineers licensed to undertake gas work on behalf of The Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Car wash company fined for insurance breach

Friday, September 7, 2018

A car wash company has been fined for not having employers’ liability insurance.

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Company fined for insurance breach

Friday, September 7, 2018

A company that carries out maintenance and repair of motor vehicles has been fined for not having employers’ liability insurance.

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Charity fined after injuries to member of the public

Thursday, September 6, 2018

A charity has been fined after a member of the public lost her leg when she became trapped under a lorry carrying a fairground ride.

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HSE appoints experts in gig economy and mental health to Workplace Health Expert Committee

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed two new experts to its independent Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC).

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Tata Steel fined after worker fell into open pit

Monday, September 3, 2018

A steel company has today been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell into an open pit.

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Council fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Friday, August 31, 2018

Kent County Council (KCC) has today been fined £200,000 after asbestos was disturbed at Lansdowne Primary School.

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HSE investigating supply to schools of metal gauze mats which contain asbestos

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been made aware that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats which contain asbestos. The metal gauze mats are designed for use over Bunsen burners.

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Manufacturer fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Friday, August 24, 2018

A machining manufacturer has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos fibres whilst demolishing an internal wall.

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Two companies plead guilty following death of five-year-old Alexys Brown in August 2015

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Before Bournemouth Crown Court, two companies have today pleaded guilty following a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation into the death of a five-year-old girl who became trapped while using a lift at her home in Weymouth.

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Landlord given custodial sentence for gas safety offences

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A landlord has been sentenced for failing to maintain gas appliances at a rental property and repeatedly failing to provide tenants with a Landlords Gas Safety Certificate.

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