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HSE’s full statement to The Herald on prosecutions and health and safety in Scotland

An editorial comment in today’s The Herald newspaper did not include HSE’s comment in full.

Workplace falls and dangerous machines top reasons for prosecutions

Workplace falls and dangerous machines have been named as the two most common reasons for companies being prosecuted over health and safety breaches in the North West.

Salad company in safety prosecution

An East Yorkshire firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell more than four metres through a greenhouse roof.

Gas leak leads to prosecution

National Grid Gas PLC has been fined after gas leaked into a Halesowen home.

Severed finger leads to prosecution of food manufacturer

A Herefordshire food manufacturer has been fined after an employee severed her finger in an inadequately guarded machine.

Factory fall leads to prosecution for Lincolnshire company

A Lincolnshire food manufacturer has been fined after a worker fell from a breadcrumb-making machine.

False identity leads to prosecution for Peterborough man

A self-employed plumber has been fined for posing as a registered gas fitter to try to carry out work on gas appliances at a Peterborough take-away.

Death at Hampstead site leads to prosecution

A construction company and director have been fined following the death of a worker at a site in Hampstead.

Fork lift fall leads to prosecution for Derbyshire company

A Derbyshire manufacturing firm has been fined after a forklift truck driver fell from a ramp whilst unloading a lorry.

Learning from HSE enforcement experience – Prosecutions in Great Britain in June 2011

In June 2011, thirty-five companies or individuals were found guilty and fined as a result of being prosecuted by HSE. Four of these prosecutions, which involved six companies, were related to maintenance work.

Prosecutions over asbestos exposure

A Norfolk company and a contractor from Manchester have been fined after failing to manage asbestos removal work at a renovation site in Great Yarmouth.

Girl trapped in swimming pool results in council prosecution

Castle Point Borough Council has been prosecuted by HSE following an incident where a seven-year old girl was trapped by a water outlet at the Waterside Swimming Pool on Canvey Island.

Triple prosecution after construction death

Fines totalling £18,700 have been handed down after a foreman died when an excavator bucket filled with concrete fell on him at a London construction site.

Video – HSE forklift truck death prosecution

Three years ago Swansea man Darren Small was struck by a forklift truck and died. In this video, his mother Barbara and his sister Kelly talk about Darren’s death and the effect it’s had on their family and the wider community.

Prosecutions in great britain in december 2010

In December 2010, 34 companies or individuals were found guilty and fined as a result of being prosecuted by HSE. Three of these prosecutions related to maintenance work

Summary of prosecutions related to maintenance in November 2010

In the month of November 2010, 35 companies or individuals were found guilty and fined as a result of being prosecuted by HSE. Three of these prosecutions were related to maintenance activities.

Double prosecution after two thrown from fairground ride at British Grand Prix

The owner of a faulty fairground ride and an inspector who declared it safe have both been fined following an incident during the British Grand Prix weekend.

Dangerously faulty play equipment leads to prosecution

A Prestatyn man has been given an 18 week suspended prison sentence and 60 hours of community service after ignoring a legal order preventing him from issuing safety certificates for inflatable amusements.

Buncefield prosecution – HSE podcast July 2010

In this episode: We talk to HSE’s Deputy Chief Executive, Kevin Myers, about the prosecution of five companies held responsible for the explosion at Buncefield Oil Storage Depot in 2005.

HSE Podcast – Buncefield prosecution

In this episode: We talk to HSE’s Deputy Chief Executive, Kevin Myers, about the prosecution of five companies held responsible for the explosion at Buncefield Oil Storage Depot in 2005