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Category: Prosecution

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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Global brick making firm fined after worker crushed

Monday, April 30, 2012

A multinational brick making company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was crushed on a conveyor belt at its Worcestershire factory.

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Fresh safety warning issued over pesticide storage

Monday, April 30, 2012

fresh warning has been issued about storing pesticides safely, after a West Norfolk pest controller was prosecuted for keeping them in an unlocked garden shed.

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Dorset builder ignored asbestos risks

Monday, April 30, 2012

A self-employed builder has been fined for demolishing a building without first carrying out an asbestos survey.

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St Helens steel firm fined over worker’s injuries

Friday, April 27, 2012

A St Helens steel manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his left hand when it was pulled into machinery.

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Shipyard fined after apprentice fell from scaffolding

Friday, April 27, 2012

An apprentice worker was badly injured after he fell off scaffolding which was not properly secured at Pendennis Shipyard Ltd in Falmouth.

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Veolia fined after agency worker sustained serious burns

Friday, April 27, 2012

Waste management provider Veolia Environmental Services has been fined after an agency worker was seriously burned by hot ash at an incineration depot in Deptford.

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Builder’s work on chimney put family at risk

Friday, April 27, 2012

A family was exposed to deadly carbon monoxide fumes after building work on a chimney caused a blockage in a flue.

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Fairground ride operator fined after worker injured

Friday, April 27, 2012

A fairground ride operator has been fined after a worker was thrown from a ride during the 2010 May Bank Holiday fair in Barnard Castle.

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