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Category: Prosecution

Worker’s roller coaster fall at Legoland leads to court

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The operators of Legoland have been prosecuted for safety breaches after a worker fell from a walkway on a roller-coaster ride, breaking his shoulder and several ribs.

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Halifax company in court on safety charge

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

A Halifax firm that makes shopfitting equipment has been prosecuted after one of its employees had his arm crushed when it was drawn into an unguarded machine.

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Manchester metal firm sentenced over worker’s death

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

A metal manufacturer in Manchester has been sentenced after an employee was killed when a machine weighing half-a-tonne fell from a forklift truck.

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Darlington firm fined after contractor suffered severe burns following underground cable strike

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

A Darlington firm has been fined after a construction worker suffered severe burns to his face, neck and arms when he struck a buried electricity cable.

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Tree firm fined after teenage worker loses toes on wood chipper

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A teenage worker just three weeks into his first job sustained a serious foot injury while using a poorly maintained wood chipper without adequate supervision or training, a court has heard.

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Kent supervisor fined for harbour dive failings

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The supervisor of a diving project at Ramsgate Royal Harbour Marina has been fined for failing to ensure a standby diver was ready to enter the water in the event of an emergency.

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Worker’s fall leads to fine for paint firm

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A Walsall paint manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell nearly three metres while installing a mezzanine floor.

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Birmingham builder fined for illegal asbestos removal

Monday, February 4, 2013

A Birmingham builder has been fined after causing young children and their parents to be potentially exposed to asbestos on the street where he lives, as well as risking exposure himself.

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Architects’ failure risked workers lives

Monday, February 4, 2013

An architects’ practice has been prosecuted after builders were potentially exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during construction work at Aberystwyth Rugby Club in Mid Wales.

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Honda UK fined after Swindon employee loses fingers

Monday, February 4, 2013

Swindon-based Honda UK has been fined after an employee lost two fingers while polishing a piece of equipment at the plant in South Marston.

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Two firms fined after worker injured in fall

Monday, February 4, 2013

Two firms have been fined after a driver was injured when he fell from the top of a heavy goods vehicle.

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Essex nursery fined after overturned dumper injures worker

Friday, February 1, 2013

An Essex horticultural nursery has been fined after a worker suffered serious leg injuries when a dumper truck he was driving overturned.

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Merseyside demolition firm fined after lives put at risk

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The lives of several workers were put at risk as they demolished an old office block in Liverpool, a court has heard.

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Refurbishment firm fined for exposing workers to fall risk

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A Willenhall refurbishment and shop fitting company has been fined for safety failings after instructing two employees to work at height without any protective measures or relevant roofwork training.

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Health & Safety Newsletter – latest issue available online

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Subscribe today and receive free notifications when new Newsletter editions are published. This edition: drama on the cobbles of Coronation Street, vomiting Larry makes a big splash, plus why life is now a bit easier for small businesses.

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Companies fined £320,000 following death of contractor

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Steel manufacturer Tata Steel and a specialist contractor have been fined a total of £320,000 for safety failings after a worker was killed by a falling metal bar in Redcar.

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Medway NHS Trust fined over patient death

Monday, January 28, 2013

Medway NHS Foundation Trust has today been sentenced for safety failings after a vulnerable patient died following a fall from a first floor window at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham.

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Newham Council in court over teenager’s fireball horror

Friday, January 25, 2013

A London borough council has been sentenced for a serious safety breach after a 15 year-old girl was engulfed in a fireball from a cooking stove during a school camping expedition.

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Powys developer fined after worker seriously injured

Friday, January 25, 2013

A site developer from Powys has been fined after a contractor suffered major internal injuries when he fell through a floor and was hit by a falling concrete slab.

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Company fined after driver loses fingers on unsafe equipment

Friday, January 25, 2013

A Dorset contractor has been fined for safety failings after a lorry driver suffered a serious hand injury while using unsafe wheel cleaning equipment on a construction site near Barnet.

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