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Category: Prosecution

Leicestershire firms fined after death of worker

Friday, May 11, 2012

Two Leicestershire companies have been fined after a worker was killed when a lorry overturned onto his vehicle.

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Construction firm fined over worker’s fall injuries

Friday, May 11, 2012

A construction firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a roofer was badly injured in a fall from scaffolding at a house in Trafford.

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Receptionist’s roof fall puts dental firm in court

Friday, May 11, 2012

The operator of a Sheffield dental practice has been fined for safety failings after a receptionist fell more than three metres through a roof light while spending her lunch break on the flat roof of the surgery.

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Man jailed for illegal inspections of play equipment

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Chester man has been jailed for more than 14 months after repeatedly ignoring a legal order preventing him from inspecting inflatable play equipment.

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Landlord prosecuted after builder falls to his death

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A landlord has been fined after a self-employed builder died while replacing a roof on a property in Middlesex.

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Company fined after worker’s finger severed by saw

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Stoke-on-Trent timber company has been fined after an employee lost his finger while operating a circular saw.

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Print firm fined after flash fire injures two workers

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A printing company based in Waltham Forest has been fined for safety failings after two workers were burned in a flash fire when vapours from a flammable cleaning fluid ignited in a print room.

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Construction firms sentenced over Liverpool crane collapse

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Two construction firms have been sentenced after a crane collapsed onto a city centre apartment block in Liverpool, resulting in the crane driver being paralysed from the waist down.

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Kent farmer prosecuted for pesticide failings

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Kent farmer has been prosecuted for storing and using an illegal pesticide that was sprayed on a crop of pears.

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Healthcare provider fined after worker injury

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A private healthcare provider managing a hospital in Ipswich has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered a fractured kneecap.

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Shropshire egg supplier fined for worker’s fall

Friday, May 4, 2012

A Shropshire egg supplier has been prosecuted after a female worker suffered serious foot injuries falling through a hole in the floor of a poultry barn.

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Director fined after worker’s fatal fall through roof

Friday, May 4, 2012

The director of a building firm has been prosecuted after a self-employed contractor fell to his death through a fragile roof at an industrial building in Penryn.

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Fruit company failed to protect injured worker

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A horticultural business in Southampton has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker injured his hand on an unguarded machine.

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Yeovil construction company prosecuted after worker hit by fork lift truck

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Yeovil construction company has been fined after a subcontracted worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a fork lift truck.

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Firm fined after worker’s fall from forklift

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A North Devon farming business has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull falling from the prong of a forklift truck at an animal feed mill.

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Steel firm in court over employee’s injuries

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A Preston steel firm has appeared in court after a working platform slid off the forks of a forklift truck and struck one of its employees.

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Illegal gas fitter prosecuted for endangering lives

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

An illegal gas fitter has been prosecuted for endangering lives at a property in Surrey with shoddy and unsafe work.

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Bolton pallet factory convicted after fingers severed

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Bolton pallet manufacturer has been convicted for health and safety offences after a factory worker’s fingers were cut off by a rotating saw.

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Church Broughton man fined after worker seriously injured

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Church Broughton man has been fined after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when his quad bike overturned at a farm in Derbyshire.

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Dorset contractor sentenced over worker death

Monday, April 30, 2012

A building contractor has been fined over serious safety breaches after a worker was killed by a piece of falling cob wall being demolished by his son.

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