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Monthly archives: July 2016

NHS Foundation Trust fined over patient death

Friday, July 29, 2016

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during a canoeing activity event.

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Company expose family to risk of asbestos

Friday, July 29, 2016

A Hertfordshire-based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.

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Agency worker injured at Malting factory

Friday, July 29, 2016

A malting company based in Suffolk has been fined after an agency worker was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Company dismantling HGV fined for safety failings

Friday, July 29, 2016

A North Lincolnshire company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst dismantling a HGV tipper lorry.

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Firm sentenced after worker’s arm severed

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A Bristol based manufacturer of concrete products has been fined after a worker’s arm was torn off when it was pulled into the rotating tail pulley of a conveyor belt.

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Bradford firm fined after worker fell through skylight

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A company which manufactures signage and displays for high street retailer was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell to his death through a roof light.

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Worker dies from toxic gas

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A medicinal herbal manufacturing company in Lincolnshire has been fined after a worker died from exposure to a toxic gas.

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Suspended ceiling inspection

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

1 September marks the deadline by which theatre owners should have had their suspended plaster ceilings inspected by a specialist to ensure that they are safe. New guidance about this which was co-written with HSE following the collapse of the Apollo Theatre ceiling in 2013, can be found on the ABTT website at http://www.abtt.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ABTT-Guidance-Note-20-19May2015.pdf If […]

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National Steel firm fined £1.98million for safety failings

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tata Steel has been fined after two workers suffered injuries to their hands in two separate incidents involving machinery.

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Producers of Star Wars plead guilty

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Forces Awakens.

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Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos

Friday, July 22, 2016

An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment and maintenance activities exposed school staff and others to asbestos.

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Worker trapped by three tonne road roller

Friday, July 22, 2016

An exhibitions and displays company has been fined for safety breaches after a labourer was crushed by a road roller.

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Manufacturing company fined for health and safety failures

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A manufacturing company based in South Shields has been fined for health and safety failures.

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Worker injured falling down a service riser shaft

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A construction company in Gateshead has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he fell down a service riser shaft.

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Angus based company fined after death of worker

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A company that specialises in the application of protective coating systems has been sentenced after a worker became caught on pipe being sprayed with molten metal and lost his life.

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New minister for health and safety

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Penny Mordaunt MP has been appointed as Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work with responsibility for oversight of HSE.

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Suspended sentence for Chesterfield plumber

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A plumber from Chesterfield has received a ten month suspended sentence for health and safety failings.

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Country estate prosecuted after flanker blinded at grouse shoot

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A sporting and country estate was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered a life changing injury.

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Hospice sentenced after Legionella death

Monday, July 18, 2016

A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.

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HSE’s top team smash targets in charity fundraising drive

Monday, July 18, 2016

A team of directors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) put in the hard yards to raise more than £1500 for a good cause.

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