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Category: Prosecution

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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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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Animal feed supplier fined for safety failings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An animal feed supplier has been fined for safety failings after the company had failed to ensure their fork lift trucks had undergone regular examination, putting employees at risk.

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Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Gloucester firm has been sentenced for safety failings after refurbishment work on her home left an elderly tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

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Engineering firm fined over safety breach

Friday, August 14, 2015

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons.

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Oil plant operator sentenced over safety failure

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery were sentenced today for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured at the plant. 

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North Devon housing company prosecuted again for safety failings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A South-West housing firm have been sentenced after capping off a chimney at one of their occupied properties despite the chimney being in use.

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Councils sentenced over safety breaches in Stonehaven pool incident

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Two Scottish councils were fined today after an incident in which a child was found at the bottom of a local swimming pool. 

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Firm fined for worker’s death at paper mill

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A company has been fined following the death of a worker who became trapped in unguarded machinery at a Devon paper mill.

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Timber manufacturer fined after employee suffers severe hand injuries

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A timber gate manufacturer in Daventry has been fined after a young employee lost two fingers on his left hand while working on machinery.

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Plumber fined after causing explosion at domestic property

Friday, August 7, 2015

A self-employed plumber has been fined for safety failings that led to an explosion at a domestic property in Cambrian Way, Haslingden.

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Manufacturer fined after worker suffered head injuries

Thursday, August 6, 2015

A Bath-based manufacturer, Rotork UK Ltd, was fined for safety failings on Thursday 6 August 2015.

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Man fined for gas safety failings

Thursday, August 6, 2015

A Bedford man was fined for safety failings after installing an LPG fuelled boiler at a domestic property. He was not gas safe registered and had no recognised qualifications to carry out the work

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Roofing contractor fined after employee fell through fragile roof

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A Norwich-based roofing contractor has been fined after his employee fell seven metres through a roof on which he was working.

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