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Category: Prosecution

Derby manufacturer fined after worker’s finger crushed

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A machinery manufacturer has been sentenced after an Essex worker’s finger was badly crushed in an unguarded machine.

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Vauxhall owner sentenced over Ellesmere Port death

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The owner of Vauxhall has been fined £150,000 over the death of a long-serving worker who was crushed in machinery at its car factory in Ellesmere Port.

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Company prosecuted following building collapse drama

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A son frantically pulled his father to safety after he was trapped by rubble when a building collapsed during unsafe renovation work, a court has heard.

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Essex firm fined for Hampshire roof fall

Monday, August 12, 2013

An Essex construction firm has been fined for safety failings after an employee broke his spine when he fell through a skylight opening at a construction site in Hampshire.

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Illegal gas worker jailed after Dunstable home was left at risk for months

Friday, August 9, 2013

A builder has been jailed for 12 months for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a lone pensioner’s home in Bedfordshire.

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Linton man in court after waste site death

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The driver of a loading shovel has been sentenced for safety failings after he reversed his vehicle into a lorry trailer at a Cambridgeshire waste site, crushing and killing its driver.

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Illegal gas work left Norfolk homes at risk

Thursday, August 8, 2013

A self-employed heating installer from King’s Lynn has been fined for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at two homes in Norfolk.

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Eight metre fall for trainee lands firm in court

Thursday, August 8, 2013

A Hertfordshire firm has been prosecuted for safety breaches after a trainee employee suffered multiple fractures in an eight-metre fall from a roof.

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Fitter fined for illegal and unsafe gas work

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

A heating installer has been fined for illegal and unsafe gas work in a London home.

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Gloucestershire engineering company fined for interlock failings

Friday, August 2, 2013

A Forest of Dean engineering company has been fined after an employee injured his hand on a machine where a safety lock had been deliberately disabled.

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Company and director sentenced for house collapse failings

Friday, August 2, 2013

A Buckinghamshire construction company and its managing director have been fined for multiple safety failings following the total collapse of two large properties in Westminster.

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Tyre services company prosecuted for safety failings

Thursday, August 1, 2013

A Somerset tyre services company has been fined after a labourer was injured when his trousers became entangled in an unguarded lathe.

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Two firms fined after workers injured at construction site

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Two firms have been fined after a brick archway weighing two tonnes collapsed and injured two workers during a major refurbishment project.

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Companies sentenced for major blaze failures

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Two major companies were responsible for a major blaze in Leeds that led to the evacuation of six homes, the closure of a major road and gas supplies being cut off, a court heard today (31 July).

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Engineering company fined after worker is seriously injured

Friday, July 26, 2013

A West Lothian engineering firm has been sentenced for safety failings after an employee suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a 400kg metal ring being propelled toward him under high pressure.

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Cable firm fined after two Leigh workers injured

Friday, July 26, 2013

A cable manufacturer has been fined after two employees were injured in two separate incidents on the same machine at its factory in Leigh.

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Firms fined for North Devon quarry blast damage

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Two companies have been fined after a quarry explosion sent rocks flying 200 metres into the air and onto a public road, causing damage to waiting cars.

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Housebuilder prosecuted for failing to fence off construction site

Thursday, July 25, 2013

A South Wales housebuilder has been given a two year conditional discharge for repeatedly ignoring warnings to fence off a potentially dangerous construction site.

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Maintenance man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

A 70 year-old self-employed maintenance worker has been fined for carrying out illegal gas work at a café and restaurant in St Austell, exposing customers and workers to the risk of injury.

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Surrey breaker company fined for skip fire failings

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A Surrey breaker company has been fined after a teenage worker was badly burned when a skip fire exploded.

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