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Drinks manufacturer in court over workers loss of hand

Monday, July 11, 2016

An Ellesmere Port based home brewing kit manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s right hand was severed while cleaning a blending machine.

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Construction worker crushed by excavator on school demolition site.

Friday, July 8, 2016

A construction company was sentenced today after a worker suffered crush injuries when he was hit and then run over by an excavator.

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Support Worker sentenced after severely disabled woman choked and died

Friday, July 8, 2016

A senior support worker from Leeds was sentenced after a severely disabled woman choked and later died while in her care

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A rocket motor company fined for safety failings

Friday, July 8, 2016

An engineering company in Worcestershire, has been fined more than £380,000 for safety failings.

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Motor Manufacturer Fined over Asbestos Contamination

Friday, July 8, 2016

A motor manufacturer has been fined after discovery of asbestos boarding panels contaminated a site.

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Worker dies at Portsmouth ship scrapping yard

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A ship building and repair company, Diverse Ventures,has been fined following the death of a worker who was hit by a mooring rope.

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London borough council fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A London borough council has been fined after a road worker suffered serious injury whilst cutting trees.

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Annual workplace fatality statistics published

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.

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Worker injured in unguarded machinery

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A Monmouthshire based company has been fined after a worker suffered injury in machinery.

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Worker injured when entangled in machinery

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

An engineering company based in Sheffield has been fined after a worker became entangled in machinery.

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Timber company fined for safety failings

Monday, July 4, 2016

A Timber company based in Somerset has been sentenced for safety failings relating to a construction project.

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Torbay plumber and company who contracted him prosecuted after illegal and dangerous gaswork

Friday, July 1, 2016

An illegal gas fitter and the company that hired him have both been prosecuted after work was left in a dangerous condition at a home in Torquay.

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MOHSG: Drugs, substances and alcohol, do they work for me? – Manchester, 27 July 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group (MOHSG) which will include a talk by Alex Boyd on drugs and alcohol. All welcome to attend.

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COMAH: Safety report requirements with emphasis on technical aspects of COMAH safety reports – Buxton, 26-27 July 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The COMAH safety report technical assessment / inspection criteria are explained including the type and level of information required to make the necessary demonstration of the technical measures.

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Healthcare company fined after death of elderly resident

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A care home company based in Middlesex has been fined after an elderly resident of a Surrey home died from scalding injuries.

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North Devon engineer undertook false gas safety checks

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A gas engineer undertook gaswork despite his registration with Gas Safe Register (GSR) lapsing and produced false documents claiming the work had been completed by a member of Gas Safe Register.

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Worker killed after fall through roof

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof.

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Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A cargo handling company based in Aberdeen has been fined after a worker suffered serious injury.

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Company fined £90,000 for safety failings

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A coach company in Wrexham has been fined £90,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.

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Horticultural firm fined over multiple safety failings

Monday, June 27, 2016

William Sinclair Horticulture Limited, has been fined over two separate incidents that occurred at their Ellesmere Port and Lincoln sites. The incident at Ellesmere Port resulted in serious injuries to a worker as he fell from an unsecured ladder.

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