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Category: Prosecution

Worcester father and son prosecuted for illegal gas work

Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Worcester pensioner was put in danger after a local builder and his son knowingly carried out defective gas fitting work while constructing a conservatory at her home.

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Hertfordshire company fined for electrical safety failings

Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Hertfordshire tool supply company has been told to pay £27,000 for endangering workers after neglecting to maintain electrical systems and equipment.

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Knowsley cable firm fined over severe electric shock

Thursday, April 25, 2013

A cable manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a severe electric shock at its factory in Knowsley.

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Firms sentenced after worker is killed by runaway lorry

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Two companies were today (24 April) ordered to pay a total of £794,658 in fines and costs after a driver was run over and killed by his own lorry.

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Conder Allslade in court for safety breaches

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A Portsmouth steel manufacturer has been sentenced after one of its workers suffered life-changing injuries when he was hit by a falling 1.4 tonne steel beam.

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Gloucester Manufacturer in court for worker fall

Monday, April 22, 2013

A Gloucester electrical products manufacturer has been fined for breaking safety legislation after an employee was injured in a fall at work.

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Construction company fined for maintenance failings

Monday, April 22, 2013

An Essex construction company has been fined for putting workers at risk after neglecting to check and maintain a potentially dangerous piece of lifting equipment.

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Firm admits neglecting safety after three workers injured

Friday, April 19, 2013

A Lincolnshire firm which makes disposable paper products has been ordered to pay more than £116,000 in fines and costs after three workers suffered hand injuries using unguarded machines.

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Illegal gas fitter risked lives in Crewe

Friday, April 19, 2013

A Nantwich man has been ordered to carry out 300 hours of community service after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in Crewe.

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Steel firm fined after 17-year-old worker severs fingers

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A West Midlands steel products manufacturer and its director have been prosecuted for safety failings after a 17-year-old worker seriously injured his hand on a moving saw blade.

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Missing safety catch leads to fine for company

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A York civil engineering firm was responsible for safety failings that led to one of its workers suffering multiple and life-changing injuries, a court was told today (18 April).

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Builder fined for failing to provide proper facilities for workers

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A builder has been prosecuted for neglecting the welfare of his workers at a construction site in West Cornwall.

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Waste industry dangers highlighted in court

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A Lincoln man suffered life-changing injuries because of a series of safety failings at the waste recycling plant where he worked in Scunthorpe, a court has heard.

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Staffordshire firm fined after employee’s arm crushed in machine

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A Staffordshire powder coatings company has been fined for safety failings after an employee’s arm was seriously injured in machinery.

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Illegal gas fitter jailed after leaving lives in danger across South Yorkshire

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

An unregistered gas fitter has been sent to prison after carrying out work at more than 85 homes across South Yorkshire and Worksop that left families and children at risk

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Unregistered Wiltshire gas fitter prosecuted

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A Westbury man has been prosecuted for illegal and unsafe gas work after falsely claiming to be on the Gas Safe Register.

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Farmer crushed by badly fitted door

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A North Yorkshire farmer died when he was crushed under a half-tonne roller shutter door that had been badly installed, a court has heard today (16 April).

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UK Coal fined following death of locomotive driver

Monday, April 15, 2013

UK Coal Mining Ltd has been ordered to pay £300,000 in fines and costs after an employee was killed by falling pipes at Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire.

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Gas fitter sentenced over Irlam explosion

Monday, April 15, 2013

A gas fitter has been sentenced following a major explosion in Irlam which injured ten adults and five children, and left a 73-year-old woman with severe burns.

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Company fined for worker’s injuries

Monday, April 15, 2013

A self-employed roofer has been fined after an employee suffered major injuries falling through a skylight at a Nuneaton industrial estate.

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