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HSE releases annual agriculture fatality figures

Monday, July 16, 2018

The agricultural industry still has the highest rate of fatal injury in Great Britain according to the latest statistics released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Released on the first day of Farm Safety Week, HSE’s annual agricultural fatal injury statistics have revealed that a total of 33 deaths were recorded in the sector between March 2017 and April 2018.

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North West company fined after two workers fall from height

Friday, July 13, 2018

A Manchester-based principal contractor has today been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers both fell when working from height.

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North West company fined after two workers fall from height

Friday, July 13, 2018

A Manchester-based principal contractor has today been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers both fell when working from height.

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North Lincolnshire company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Scunthorpe-based roofing contractor was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered numerous fractures following a fall through a fragile roof.

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South East company fined after worker falls from height

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Milton Keynes-based company has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a roof.

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Essex construction firm fined over safety failings

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

An Essex-based construction company has been sentenced today after two workers were seen working unsafely on a 12.5m high pitched roof in Cardiff.

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Welsh dairy company fined after worker injured

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Wrexham-based dairy firm has been fined after a worker was covered in hot caustic and steam resulting in serious injuries.

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East Midlands company fined after worker injures hand

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Leicester-based packaging manufacturer has today been sentenced after an employee suffered severe injuries to a number of his fingers.

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Hertfordshire company fined for dangerous gas installations

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A Hampshire-based utilities company has today been fined for dangerous gas installations at Royal Veterinary College.

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Worker injured after being struck by fencing panels

Monday, July 9, 2018

A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site.

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Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers

Monday, July 9, 2018

Simon Thomerson has been sentenced to 8 months in custody after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that resulted in the death of two brothers.

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Two companies fined after worker suffers life-changing head injury

Monday, July 9, 2018

Two companies have today been for causing a life-threatening injury to a worker whilst he was working on a flat roof.

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Fines for trio following asbestos failures

Monday, July 9, 2018

Three directors of a now-liquidated waste management company have been sentenced after a series of “appalling” failures, exposing the public and the environment to asbestos.

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Speciality Gas company fined after employee overcome by fumes

Friday, July 6, 2018

A Speciality Gas Company from the Midlands has been fined after an employee was overcome by vapour whilst disposing of redundant gas bottles.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 6, 2018

A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 6, 2018

A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

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Company fined after worker dies following crush injury

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

A textile company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker died from crush injuries.

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HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2016.

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North West roofer sentenced after failing to manage health and safety on site

Thursday, June 28, 2018

A Manchester-based roofer has today been sentenced after breaching health and safety laws.

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Company fined after workers suffer serious leg injuries

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

An engineering company was sentenced today after two employees were seriously injured during work to dispose of old gas cylinders at the company’s site in Hull.

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