Two Black Country construction firms have been fined after a worker was severely injured by falling timber.
Three companies have been fined a total of £24,500 after an electrician suffered serious leg injuries when he became trapped under a prefabricated wall.
HSE has prosecuted a Black Country recycling firm after nitrogen gas, used to stop explosions, made a worker pass out.
A Teesside worker suffered burns when he hit an 11,000 volt underground electricity cable while planting trees, magistrates heard today.
An international cement company has been prosecuted by HSE after a worker was set alight in an explosion.
The boss of a refurbishment company has been fined for failing to provide adequate information, instruction and training to workers in the proper procedures when dealing with asbestos.
A Derbyshire foam manufacturer has been sentenced after a lorry driver’s back was broken when a pile of insulating board fell on him at the firm’s premises in Stoke on Trent.
A Lancashire company, which manufactures parts for aeroplanes, has been sentenced after a worker’s left hand was badly injured by a machine.
Wolverhampton tyre company, Goodyear Dunlop, was in court on 1 November after a teenage employee fractured his skull whilst maintaining machinery.
A Durham company has been fined £120,000 at Grimsby Crown Court after safety failings led to the death of a man at its coal processing plant in Immingham.
A steel company has been fined £15,000 after a four-metre-long metal girder crashed through the roof of a Preston estate agents, narrowly missing two office workers.
A Cardiff manufacturing firm has been fined after a worker broke his wrist when his glove became entangled in an unguarded drill.
A Merseyside headteacher has been fined £20,000 after one of his students suffered permanent injuries when he fell through the school roof.
An Essex company has been fined after two employees had their hands crushed by printing presses within months of each other.
A Merseyside roofing firm has been sentenced after it allowed two employees to work dangerously on the roof of a detached house in Wirral.
A roofer has appeared in court after four of his employees were spotted balancing dangerously on a barn roof in Cheshire.
A hired farm worker’s leg had to be amputated after he attempted to clear a blockage on a harvesting machine while the blades were still rotating.
Two Lancashire companies have been sentenced following the death of a construction worker in Altham near Accrington.
A Burnley manufacturing company has been sentenced after it ignored a formal warning about noise levels at its factory.
A pizza manufacturer in Hounslow has been prosecuted for endangering workers after ignoring calls to make safe an unprotected and dangerous first floor doorway.