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Category: Prosecution

Contractor’s neglect of safety leads to £16,000 in fines

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

A specialist piling contractor has been fined after it was found to be operating a powerful rig without a safety guard around the rotating auger.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker was injured in machinery

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

A company that manufactures heat recovery units has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered an injury to his left hand.

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Steel frame company fined for safety failings

Monday, October 5, 2015

A company that erects steel frames has been fined for safety failings while cladding a steel framed building.

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Hydraulic company sentenced after employee loses sight in one eye

Friday, October 2, 2015

A Clitheroe hydraulic cylinder manufacturer has been fined for serious safety breaches after an employee was badly injured when he was struck in the face during a test procedure.

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Global firms sentenced after worker killed

Friday, October 2, 2015

Two global companies have been sentenced after a worker was killed and another seriously injured during construction of an offshore wind farm. 

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Restaurant owner fined over employer liability insurance

Thursday, October 1, 2015

A restaurant owner has been fined for failing to provide Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance (ELCI). 

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Soup company sentenced over worker’s life-changing injuries

Thursday, October 1, 2015

One of the UK’s most well-known food manufacturers was today sentenced after a worker suffered severe injuries while working on one of its production lines. 

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Maintenance company fined after worker injured in fall from roof

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A maintenance company has been fined for safety failings after an employee was injured when he fell from a roof.

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Pig farm fined after worker injured in machinery

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A pig farming company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered serious injury to his hand.

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Firm fined after employees fall from telehandler

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

 An agricultural services company was fined following an incident in which two workers were injured during construction work at a farm in Goxill, north Lincolnshire. 

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Builder fined for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A builder has been fined for safety failings after he undertook work on gas appliances while not Gas Safe registered. 

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Builder fined following fatal accident

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A builder has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of one of his employees, who suffered a fatal accident. 

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Welsh steel firm fined following worker’s death

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

 A steel supply company has been fined following the death of an employee who was crushed by a two tonne steel beam at a warehouse in Cardiff. 

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Manufacturing company fined after worker injured in machinery

Friday, September 25, 2015

A Hampshire metal manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered an injury to his hand.

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Chemical firm in court after explosion blows hole in factory

Friday, September 25, 2015

A chemical firm has been fined after a hydrogen explosion blew a vessel lid through a factory roof, leaving a worker with minor injuries.

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Roofing firm and senior manager fined for safety failings

Friday, September 25, 2015

A roofing firm and a senior manager of the company have been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered life changing injuries when he fell through a fragile roof. 

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Three year old child hurt in fairground ride

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

A three year old child suffered a serious injury to his hand when it was caught between the wheels and the track of a children’s fairground train ride at an annual event called the ‘Shiremoor Treat’.

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Torquay landlord fined for not undertaking safety checks

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The landlord of a property in Torquay risked the lives of his tenants by not undertaking annual safety checks on gas appliances in the property.

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Cheshire builder in court over absence of welfare facilities

Monday, September 21, 2015

A Cheshire building contractor, Phillip Affleck, has been fined for serious health breaches and lack of welfare facilities on a Culcheth building site.

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Altrincham building contractor sentenced over multiple safety failings

Monday, September 21, 2015

A Cheshire builder has been sentenced after pleading guilty to multiple health and safety issues at a site in Altrincham where he was carrying out a shop conversion into three apartments.

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