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Category: Prosecution

South Lakeland farm owner sentenced over tractor death

Monday, March 11, 2013

The co-owner of a South Lakeland farm has been sentenced after an employee was found dead under the wheel of a tractor.

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Worker’s hand injury puts Leeds food company in court

Friday, March 8, 2013

A Leeds-based food company has been fined for safety failings after an agency worker had two fingers crushed by hydraulic rams in a sausage roll machine which had a broken guard.

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Landscape gardener crushed by ‘unsafe’ skip loader

Friday, March 8, 2013

A self-employed businessman has been given a suspended jail sentence for supplying unsafe construction equipment that led to the death of a father-of-six who was working on a garden in Reigate, Surrey.

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Former pie maker told to pay £375,000 over worker’s death

Friday, March 8, 2013

A West Yorkshire firm was today fined £250,000 for safety offences after a gas explosion in an industrial bakery oven ripped through its factory – killing a father of two and badly injuring another worker.

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Suffolk hospital fined for window fall failings

Friday, March 8, 2013

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been prosecuted for safety failings after a vulnerable patient was seriously injured in a fall from an unrestricted first floor hospital window.

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Solar panel firm fined for worker fall in Hampshire

Thursday, March 7, 2013

A Dorset company specialising in the installation of solar panels has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from a roof in Hampshire.

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National furniture firm prosecuted after employee’s arm crushed

Thursday, March 7, 2013

A Nuneaton-based furniture firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered multiple fractures when his arm was drawn around a paper roll on a gluing machine.

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Firm fined after pedestrian is struck by falling masonry

Monday, March 4, 2013

A Portsmouth firm has been fined for safety failings after a member of the public was struck by masonry during unsafe overhead work in Surrey.

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger

Friday, March 1, 2013

A Leicester engineering company has been fined after an employee’s finger was crushed in machinery.

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Council in court for ignoring asbestos threat in school

Friday, March 1, 2013

Thurrock Council has been fined after admitting to failures in how it managed asbestos across its schools.

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Farming company fined after worker severely injured

Friday, March 1, 2013

A Dunblane farming company has been fined after a worker was left permanently scarred from severe injuries to her leg and ankle when they were caught in an unguarded conveyor system.

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Company fined after Norfolk engineer fractured skull in fall

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A Norfolk food company has been prosecuted for safety failings after a 49 year-old engineer fractured his skull and was left partially deaf after a three metre fall.

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Flooring firm fined after worker dragged into machinery

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A flooring manufacturer has been found guilty of safety failings after an employee was dragged into an unguarded machine at its factory in Greater Manchester.

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Firms fined after Bristol man electrocuted

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A Bristol property development firm has been prosecuted after a plumber was electrocuted while installing a washing machine.

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Farm prosecuted after employee run over by tractor

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A Lincolnshire farming company has been fined after an employee suffered multiple injuries when he was run over by a poorly-maintained tractor.

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London building firm fined for worker fall

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A London interior fit-out company has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered life-changing injuries when he fell through a fragile roof light at a construction site in Kensington.

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Scrap metal firm fined after bus swings into employee

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A scrap metal firm has been fined after an employee was badly injured when a bus swung into him while it was being lifted onto a truck in Merthyr Tydfil.

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Fine for company after workers flee whisky fire

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A major scotch whisky manufacturer has been fined after two workers had to flee a warehouse fire.

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Macclesfield window firm fined over severed finger

Monday, February 25, 2013

A Macclesfield window manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees had a finger cut off by a rotating saw.

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Balfour Beatty fined after worker suffers severe injuries

Friday, February 22, 2013

A major rail infrastructure company has been fined after a man suffered serious hand injuries in two separate incidents less than a year apart.

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