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Category: Prosecution

Health board sentenced after patient death

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Scottish health board was today fined £40,000 after a patient died when he was served food by hospital staff despite being deemed ‘nil by mouth’.

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Child loses fingertips in park gate

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council was fined for safety failings after a child had two fingertips severed when they were trapped in a gate at a playpark designed for children under 11 years old.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ringshall.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas and electrical work at a home in Ringshall.

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Worker’s serious injuries after arms entangled in machine

Friday, July 3, 2015

A worker’s arms were entangled in a high-powered lathe, causing serious injuries, because safety systems on the machine had been defeated.

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Firm fined after a man fell through fragile roof onto concrete

Friday, July 3, 2015

 A construction company was fined after a worker fell through a roof three metres onto a concrete floor below.

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Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.

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Window firm fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The unsatisfactory approach to workers’ safety shown by a north east London firm led to a young employee having a thumb and three fingers severed, a court has heard.

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Leeds firm in court after worker hit by crane

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A metal finishing company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured.

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Staffordshire company sentenced over cooker death

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Staffordshire animal rendering and food waste recycling company has been fined £660,000 after a worker died as he tried to fix an industrial cooker.

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Building firm fined for safety failings

Monday, June 29, 2015

A building firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his fingers were cut in the moving parts of a flip over saw.

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Chemical company fined for acid fumes exposure

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chemical processing company, Airdale Chemical Company Ltd, was fined after people at a neighbouring company were exposed to Nitric acid fumes.

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Norfolk chemical site fined after contractor suffered electrical burns

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chemical site operator, Bayer Crop Science Limited and an on-site electrical contractor Holmes E & M Services Ltd have been fined after an employee suffered electrical burns.

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London firm fined after worker injured in fall

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A London firm specialising in bespoke staircases has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured when the personnel cage he was working in was knocked to the ground by an overhead crane.

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Scaffolding company and client fined for unsafe practices

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A property developer and the firm it contracted to erect scaffolding, have both been fined for safety breaches.

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Council sentenced after theatre injury

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Stafford Borough Council was today fined after an incident at a theatre in which a worker suffered fractured bone in his back.

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Glasgow firm fined after worker killed

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A Glasgow construction firm has been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was crushed to death when a 1.6 tonnes frame fell onto him during construction of a steel stair tower.

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Gas fitter in court for illegal gas work

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A qualified gas fitter has been fined for deliberate breaches of Gas Safety regulations despite having worked in the gas industry for many years.

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Man breaks legs at dance academy in lift shaft fall

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) has been sentenced after a member of the public fell into a vacant lift shaft.

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Roofer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A roofer has been fined after exposing workers and the home owners to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a domestic property in Suffolk.

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