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Category: Prosecution

Dairy Manufacturer fined after worker’s fragile roof fall

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A dairy manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell 15 feet through a fragile roof panel.

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Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite knowing of its presence, in units that they occupied in Manor Road Trading Estate, Benfleet.

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National airline prosecuted for not protecting workers

Thursday, December 22, 2016

British Airways PLC has been prosecuted for not protecting their workers’ from hand arm vibrations.

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Employee prosecuted for dangerous work at height

Monday, December 19, 2016

An employee of a steel erection firm has been sentenced at Manchester Magistrates Court after admitted working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester.

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Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres

Monday, December 19, 2016

An asbestos removal supervisor has been sentenced after admitting exposing numerous workers to deadly asbestos fibres during licensed asbestos removal works.

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Crushing plant operative left seriously injured

Monday, December 19, 2016

A crushing plant firm has been fined after worker lost his left arm when it was dragged into exposed machinery.

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Trio of firms fined £2million after worker’s leg is broken in trench collapse

Monday, December 19, 2016

Three companies have been sentenced today (19 December 2016) in Lincoln Crown Court after a worker’s leg was broken in six places when a trench which he was working in collapsed on him

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Building company fined for putting childminder and children at risk

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A building company and its director have been fined for breaching Gas Safety law after putting a childminder and children in her care at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Staffordshire Logistics Company fined over safety failings

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A Logistics company based in Staffordshire has been fined after two employees were injured in two days.

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Drunk farmer imprisoned for killing young boy while driving tractor

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A self-employed farm worker has been imprisoned after running over and killing a young boy with his tractor, while 2.5 times over the legal drinking limit.

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Builder prosecuted for worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A builder from Surrey has been prosecuted for the fall of a worker.

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

Monday, December 12, 2016

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…

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Construction companies fined after failing to carry out basement excavation work safely

Friday, December 9, 2016

Two London based construction companies were prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches on a double basement construction project.

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Employee seriously injured after fork lift truck overturns

Friday, December 9, 2016

A construction company has been fined after a 58 year old worker suffered serious injuries when the fork lift truck and attached man-riding cage that he was working from overturned and he fell to the floor.

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Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth landlord who endangered tenants

Friday, December 9, 2016

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of his tenants and their young family by not undertaking annual safety checks on gas appliances in the property and by undertaking gaswork which was found to be dangerous.

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Company fined after young worker injured

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A waste management company has been prosecuted after a worker was left with life changing injuries.

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Company and Director fined after Multiple Safety Failings on Construction Site

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A construction company and its Managing Director have been prosecuted for operating an unsafe construction site during the conversion of a building in Bollington.

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Sentence after member of public injured after garage pit fall

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A self-employed garage mechanic was fined today after a member of the public was injured when picking up his vehicle from the premises.

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HSE prosecution announcement

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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…

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Birkenhead Shipbuilder fined £400,000 for safety failings

Monday, December 5, 2016

A Birkenhead ship builder and repairer has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries whilst carrying out repair work.

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