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Category: Prosecution

Worker dies when temporary platform collapses

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A worker died and two others were badly injured at a construction site in Putney, when a temporary platform collapsed.

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Plastics processing company fined for safety failings

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A Liverpool plastic processing and reprocessing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm was caught in a machine.

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Worker seriously injured in mobile platform fall

Monday, October 24, 2016

A Buckinghamshire waste equipment maintenance firm has been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) overturned.

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Farming and drilling contractors fined after mast strikes power line

Monday, October 24, 2016

Two Norfolk-based companies have been fined after a worker suffered life-changing injuries following an overhead power line strike.

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Recycling firm fined after worker injured in shredder

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Kent based recycling company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst repairing a shredder.

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Environmental Services firm fined over electrocution of worker

Friday, October 21, 2016

A company providing environmental services has been prosecuted after a worker was killed during asbestos removal work at a Welsh High school.

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Testing Services firm fined over worker’s CO death

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Nottingham based company has been fined after a worker died from carbon monoxide poisoning while using an accommodation unit.

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Council and contractors fined after man dies and another seriously injured in roadworks

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Liverpool City Council and two of its contractors have been prosecuted following two separate incidents involving roadworks on a busy city centre road.

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London garage owner sentenced for health and safety failings

Thursday, October 20, 2016

A garage owner in Seven Sisters, North London, has been fined for several health and safety breaches after a worker was attacked by a guard dog.

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Concrete company fined after worker suffers head injuries

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A concrete company in Ilkeston, has been fined a worker after a worker suffered head injuries.

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Environmental services firm fined for safety failings

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A Lancashire based environmental services company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm was crushed by machinery.

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Landlord given suspended prison sentence over gas failings

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Durham landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence following his failure to maintain or check the gas fittings in one of his properties.

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Building contractor in court after worker killed by falling load

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A building contractor has been fined after a worker was killed when a load fell from a tower crane during a lifting operation in Colchester.

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Star Wars film maker fined £1.6 million for injuring Harrison Ford

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The makers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens have been sentenced after failing to protect the actors and workers while on set during filming at Pinewood Studio, Slough, Buckinghamshire.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker crushed to death

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oldham manufacturing firm R Tindall (Fabricators) Ltd has been prosecuted after a worker died after he was crushed under metal pipework.

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Construction firm fined after hoarding falls on passer-by

Monday, October 10, 2016

A construction company from Cambridge has been fined after temporary hoarding from one of their sites fell onto a member of public walking along the high street.

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Metal company fined after worker loses foot

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Bedfordshire metal company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe leg injuries and lost most of his foot.

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Torbay plumber sentenced after illegal gas work

Friday, October 7, 2016

An illegal gas fitter has been prosecuted after he installed a gas boiler and left it in a potentially dangerous state because he did not commission it.

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Council fined after employee was injured from fall

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Yorkshire council has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Construction company fined after worker losses both legs

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Cornish construction company has been fined after their worker had to have both legs amputated, around the knee, after being crushed by a dumper truck.

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