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Prosecution of local roofing specialist company and its directors over unsafe roof work

A specialist roofing company and its two directors have been sentenced after admitting working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester during a major refurbishment and extension works.
On the 17 March 2015, a member of public wi…

HSE prosecution announcement

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of th…

Basement Initiative leads to prosecution for London construction firm

London construction company Darma Limited has been fined over £13,000 after an unannounced inspection from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found dangerous conditions on a basement excavation site. 

Double prosecution after Londoner’s fatal fall

A roofer and a national timber supplier have been sentenced for serious safety breaches after a labourer plunged more than eight metres to his death at a site in Tottenham, north London.

Hospital gas leak leads to prosecution for major construction firm

Laing O’Rourke Construction Ltd has been fined for causing a major gas leak at a Staffordshire hospital.

Farm worker’s death leads to prosecution over exposure to toxic gases

A Dorset farm owner and his two businesses have been fined for serious safety failings after a 29 year-old worker died following exposure to toxic gases.

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.