A Kent-based tree surgeon has been fined after an employee suffered severe injuries when his trouser leg was caught in a tree stump grinder.
A company in Bath has been fined after a builder was exposed to high levels of a type of asbestos linked to malignant and incurable cancer.
The owners of a Bolton packaging manufacturer have been sentenced for deliberately ignoring formal safety warnings for more than three years.
A Brigg firm has been prosecuted after two of its staff were caught working unsafely on a seven metre high roof by two passing HSE inspectors.
Two roofers were caught working on a Swadlincote roof without any safety equipment, a court heard.
A Manchester-based company has been fined after a night shift worker died when he was trapped in a machine at a factory in Berkshire.
A crane maintenance firm has been sentenced after two dock workers suffered injuries in a high voltage electric shock at the Seaforth Container Terminal in Liverpool.
A worker was left with permanent damage to his arm after being told by his site manager to use a heavy-duty core drill by hand on a construction site in Huddersfield.
One of Huddersfield’s oldest firms has been fined for breaching safety laws after a worker’s fingers were partly severed by an unguarded block saw.
A Langford mushroom farm worker’s arm was broken in two places when he was dragged into a net cleaning machine, a court in North Somerset has heard.
A Grantham building contractor and a local authority have been fined after a spread of asbestos during bathroom renovation work at a flat in the town.
A Pitmachie garage has been fined after one of its workers was fatally injured when a metal oil drum he was working on exploded.
Two Sheffield firms have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile rooflight while removing asbestos at the city’s now-demolished college.
A Surrey-based company has been fined after the floor of a marquee collapsed just as 150 guests sat down to enjoy a wedding breakfast.
Birmingham City Council and a Solihull refurbishment company have been sentenced for exposing three men to asbestos during work on a school.
A Somerset man has been prosecuted after an 18-year-old employee lost four fingers while working on a milling machine.
A Liverpool boss has appeared in court after two of his employees suffered facial burns in a flash fire at the city’s ferry terminal.
A gas engineer from Willenhall has been prosecuted for illegally carrying out work at a house in Cannock.
A multi-national automotive firm has been fined after part of a worker’s finger was sliced off on an unguarded machine at a Warwick factory.
A national power company supplying the East of England, London and the South East has been fined £300,000 after an employee died while working at one of its Norfolk sites.