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Monthly archives: April 2017

Manchester Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

Monday, April 10, 2017

Two family run companies have been fined after admitting health and safety failings at a site in Manchester, where they were carrying out a basement conversion.

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Electrician fined after apprentice left with life changing injuries

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Birmingham electrician has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community after his trainee fell three and a half metres through a plasterboard ceiling.

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New addition to Legionnaires’ FAQ page

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

New addition to the Legionnaires’ disease frequently asked questions page covering HSE’s current position on quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the management of legionella risks

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Company sentenced after worker loses finger in machinery

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A cable manufacturing company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered the loss of his left little finger.

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South Devon engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

An unregistered plumber has been sentenced after conducting gas work and leaving it in a dangerous state.

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Case 409 – Store stops providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Store stopped providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles to customer for health and safety reasons.

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Case 408 – Supermarket deli refused request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Supermarket deli refused customer request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage stating that it was a ‘choking hazard’.

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Two construction companies fined after worker electrocuted

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

BAM Construction Limited and Shoreland Projects Limited have been fined after a man suffered multiple life changing injuries including severe burns to his neck.

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Haulage company fined after worker crushed

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bryan Alexander Ltd has been fined after one its workers was crushed by a hydraulic extension on one of its vehicles on the roadside in Plymouth.

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Essar Oil UK Limited fined after explosion at Ellesmere Port refinery

Monday, April 3, 2017

An oil company has been fined £1.65m following an explosion at its Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port.

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