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Category: Prosecution

Illegal gas fitter will spend Christmas in jail over dangerous boiler installations

Friday, December 18, 2015

An illegal gas fitter has been given an immediate four month custodial sentence after the gas boilers he installed at two domestic premises were found to be ‘immediately dangerous’ and ‘at risk’, requiring them to be both be immediately disconnected.

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Electrical explosion leaves worker scarred for life

Friday, December 18, 2015

Two construction companies have been fined £90,000 after two workers were seriously burned, and one scarred for life after they cut into a live 11,000v electrical cable.

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Worker paralysed after fall caused by electric shock

Friday, December 18, 2015

An electrical power company was fined after a worker was paralysed after receiving an electric shock and falling from a ladder.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker crushed to death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Manufacturing company Hanson Packed Products Ltd has been prosecuted after a 26 year old worker was fatally crushed when his arm was caught in a powered roller.

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Construction company fined after road roller death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A construction company has been fined and a director sentenced after an employee was crushed by a road roller.

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Man sentenced for continued gas work while not Gas Safe Registered

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A self-employed worker has been sentenced for safety failings after carrying out gas work without being Gas Safe registered.

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Hospital Trust held accountable for the deaths of four patients

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Four patients lost their lives because a lack of safety procedures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust resulted in careless and unnecessary failings.

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Two firms fined after worker was seriously hurt in fall from roof

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A construction company and a roofing firm have been fined after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through the roof of a South Shields community centre.

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Food manufacturer fined after worker entangled in machinery

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A food product manufacturer has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he became entangled in machinery.

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Council road sweeper kills biker

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sevenoaks District Council pleaded guilty to safety failings after a member of the public was killed when he collided with a road sweeper.

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Company fined after worker injured by conveyor

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker slipped into a conveyor suffering multiple fractures to his left leg and injuries to both thighs.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker suffered crush injuries to his left hand from the moving rollers in a machine.

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Two companies fined after death of wind turbine technician

Monday, December 14, 2015

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox within a turbine at Causeymire windfarm.

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Concrete company fined after worker crushed by stairs

Friday, December 11, 2015

A company which produces precast concrete products has been fined for safety failings that led to the death of a worker and to another being injured in separate incidents just 20 minutes apart.

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Metal company prosecuted after employee falls from height

Friday, December 11, 2015

Manchester Galvanising Ltd, a manufacturer of coated metals, was fined after an employee suffered a fractured foot and shoulder after falling three metres from a ladder into a drying pit.

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Company fined and two directors get suspended prison sentence after 27-year-old killed by telehandler

Friday, December 11, 2015

A landscaping company and its two directors were sentenced after Russell Meech, a 27 year old landscape gardener was killed when he fell under the wheels of a telehandler.

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Builder fined after sacks of rubble thrown from building window

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A Coalville construction firm working in Leicester has been sentenced after workers were spotted throwing sacks of rubble from a building project opposite a police station.

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Three companies fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Three companies have been fined for safety failings after a concrete panel fell from a lorry and killed a worker.

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Worker injured falling from roof

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell three metres from a roof.

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Construction firm fined over unsafe work practises during refurbishment

Thursday, December 10, 2015

J B Barbour and Co Ltd, has been fined after a worker was killed when he was struck by a falling signage and fascia assembly, during shop fitting work at a retail unit.

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