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Daily archives: Friday, January 27, 2012

Major construction firm fined more than £100k after death

Friday, January 27, 2012

A 23-year-old Keighley man died from massive crush injuries when his head became trapped in the jaws of a grab machine being wrongly used to move a pallet of cement bags.

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“Squirrels put on a wonderful show” – HSE responds

Friday, January 27, 2012

HSE responds to The Telegraph article – “Country Diary: Squirrels put on a wonderful show”

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Care home fined after resident’s fatal fall from window

Friday, January 27, 2012

The owners of a Wrexham care home have been sentenced after an elderly resident defeated the window restrictor of his first floor bedroom and fell 12ft to the ground below.

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Oxford landlord fined for failing to meet basic gas safety regulations

Friday, January 27, 2012

An Oxford landlord has been fined for endangering the lives of his tenants after consistently failing to provide safety records for gas appliances at a property he rented out in Didcot.

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Health Board fined after patient contracts legionnaires’ disease (COPFS release)

Friday, January 27, 2012

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, Lanarkshire Health Board was fined £24,000 for a breach of Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, which led to the serious illness of a hospital patient.

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Firm fined after worker fractures pelvis

Friday, January 27, 2012

A Hertfordshire company which designs and manufactures shop fixtures and displays has been fined after a worker fell and fractured his pelvis.

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Risk assessment – Online interactive tools

Friday, January 27, 2012

HSE has developed these interactive tools to help those working in low risk offices and shops, including charity shops understand what they need to do to assess and control risks in the workplace and comply with health and safety law.

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