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Category: Prosecution

Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices

Friday, July 31, 2015

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment. 

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Court hears print dangers ‘largely ignored’

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Leeds printing company has been fined after an employee had the end of his thumb severed when it was drawn into an unguarded running nip between the rollers of a glueing machine. 

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Gas installer in court over shoddy gas work

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A gas installer has been fined after carrying out dangerous and illegal work at two homes in Hertfordshire.

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Company sentenced after worker’s life changing injuries

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A company was fined £40,000 today after a worker suffered life changing injuries when part of a structure weighing 750kg fell on him.

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Global energy firm fined £1.4m after worker killed in refinery fire

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Total UK Limited have been fined £1.4 million after a major fire led to the death of a worker at an oil refinery in North Lincolnshire.

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Skipper sentenced for failings leading to diver death

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The skipper of a shellfish fishing boat has been sentenced for serious safety failings after the death of a diver in the River Forth Estuary. 

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Metal recycling firm fined after worker suffered hand and arm injuries

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Totternhoe Metal Recycling Limited (TMR) have been fined after a worker was injured whilst delivering waste metal.

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Colchester gas engineer fined over illegal work

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An unregistered gas engineer has been fined after working unlawfully on a boiler at domestic premises in Colchester. 

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Firm prosecuted following the avoidable death of a roof worker

Friday, July 24, 2015

A Darwen firm have appeared in court after one of their employees, Graham Readfern (56 yrs old from Bacup), died after falling from the roof of a partly completed loft conversion project in January 2012.

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Council sentenced over park injury to toddler

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A council appeared in court for sentencing today after an incident in which a three-year-old girl was struck by a park ranger’s vehicle.

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Quarrying company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Derbyshire quarrying company has been fined for safety failings after suffering a significant failure of a quarry face.

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Construction firms sentenced after worker death

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A national construction firm and a glazing contractor have been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety breaches after a worker fell to his death from a store front in Exeter.

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Construction company puts residents and public at risk

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings that put workers, residents and the public at risk from falling debris and possible collapse of the building.

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Two companies fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two companies have been fined for dangerously installing and operating gas fired tumble driers at a student hall of residence, while not Gas Safe Registered.

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Buckinghamshire tape firm fined after worker lost finger

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

An adhesive tape manufacturing company has been fined after a worker lost a finger in an unguarded machine.

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Leeds plumber jailed after illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Leeds trader, who operates under several aliases, was jailed for carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family and two children at risk of serious injury, or even death. 

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Employee severely injures leg at HGV spray painting company

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A HGV spray painting company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining a serious fracture to his left leg.

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Cleaning company fined for putting workers lives at risk

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Sheffield property and cleaning company was fined for breaching Work at Height regulations. 

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Company fined after worker entangled in machinery

Monday, July 20, 2015

A shellfish processing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker’s hand and arm being entangled in machinery

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Businessman in court after worker loses forearm

Friday, July 17, 2015

A Kent businessman has been sentenced after a worker lost his right forearm when it got caught and mangled in an unguarded tyre-shredding machine.

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