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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleads guilty following HSE prosecution

Before Banbury Magistrates’ Court, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974. This follows the death of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk at the Slade House facility, Oxford on 4 July 2013.

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.

HSE responds to UCATT release on construction deaths

On 18/02/2016, construction union UCATT issued a press release to media that claimed there was an increase in prosecution delays and fall in convictions following construction deaths. UCATT cited information that was included in a recent Parliamentary Question response. HSE construction sector has responded to UCATT’s interpretation of the statistics.