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Category: Prosecution

Construction company fined for gas safety failings

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A company that constructs extensions to houses has been fined after incorrectly working on gas flue, potentially putting lives at risk as harmful could have seeped back into the house.

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Recycling firm sentenced over safety failing after death of father of six

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A waste recycling firm has been sentenced after admitting safety failings related to a worker being killed at its premises in Batley.

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Wiring manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A wiring manufacturer has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was caught in machinery at their site in Doncaster.

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Solar panel installation company fined after worker falls through roof-light

Monday, August 31, 2015

A company that installs solar panels has been fined after a worker fell through a roof-light whilst installing solar panels on the roof of a barn at a property in Newton Stewart.

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Brothers sentenced over unsafe work at height

Friday, August 28, 2015

Two brothers have been fined for allowing employees to work at height unsafely after workers were spotted while building an agricultural farm building in Lewes. 

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Bedfordshire manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A Bedfordshire manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in separate incidents at its Dunstable factory.

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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings

Friday, August 28, 2015

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. 

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Council fined for safety failings after child was injured

Friday, August 28, 2015

Doncaster Council has been fined after an 8-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured hip, when a wooden hoarding was blown onto the pavement during high winds.

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Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A manufacturer of foam plastics and rubber materials was sentenced today after admitting safety failing leading to a teenage worker being permanently disfigured. 

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Deeside man fined over safety breaches

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A contractor was today fined after admitting unsafe work at height practices and insurance breaches. 

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Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A steel coating company has been fined for failing to manage the risks from legionella bacteria at two cooling towers over a period of five years. 

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Company fined for sale of boilers containing asbestos

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A demolition and licensed asbestos removal company has been fined after it sold a boiler found to contain asbestos.

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Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A company that manufactures garden timber products has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his left hand. 

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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork

Friday, August 21, 2015

 An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition.

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Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work

Friday, August 21, 2015

An unregistered gas installer was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out unsafe gas work and using a fraudulent Gas Safe registration.

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Transport company in court over driver’s death

Friday, August 21, 2015

A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts. 

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Major construction firm fined for safety failings

Friday, August 21, 2015

 A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured by sound bloc boards (similar to plaster board) weighing a total of 544 kilograms that fell from a crane. 

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Construction company fined for insecure site

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings which led to a two-year-old boy wandering onto a building site.

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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory.

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Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London.

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