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Category: Prosecution

Fines imposed for asbestos exposure at former factory in Poole

Thursday, September 19, 2013

A company in Poole has been fined for safety breaches after exposing workers to potentially fatal asbestos at a disused tile factory in the town.

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Builder pays price for unsafe work

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The owner of a Leeds building firm has appeared in court after two workers were injured, one seriously, when they fell from a mezzanine floor they were dismantling.

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Hampshire firm in court after worker’s fall

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

A south-west Hampshire firm has been fined after an employee fractured his forearm in a two metre fall from an unguarded office roof that had been used to store boxes.

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Fines imposed for asbestos exposure at redundant Dairy Crest site

Monday, September 16, 2013

Dairy Crest Limited and a Manchester welding company have been fined for exposing employees to potentially fatal asbestos containing material at an industrial site in Devon.

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Roofing firm in court over Chorley school roof fall

Monday, September 16, 2013

A roofing firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker sustained severe injuries when he fell through a primary school roof in Chorley.

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Southport firm sentenced over teenage biker’s death

Friday, September 13, 2013

A Southport firm has been ordered to pay more than £100,000 in fines and costs following the death of a teenager who came off his motorbike when it collided with a metal cable strung between two trees.

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Norwich director gets suspended prison and community service for dangerous electrics

Friday, September 13, 2013

The director of a Norwich giftware manufacturing company has been given a suspended six-month prison sentence and 180 hours of community service for safety failings in relation to electrical systems at the company’s premises.

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Construction firm in court over major city centre gas scare

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A construction firm has appeared in court over a major gas leak which caused widespread disruption and sparked fears of an explosion in Liverpool city centre.

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Builder fined after worker falls through roof

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A Leicestershire builder has been fined for safety failings after a sub-contractor broke his neck and arm when he fell through a fragile roof light.

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Safety failings put West Sussex firm in court

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A Worthing company that makes audio equipment used by leading recording studios has been fined after a worker broke an arm in an unguarded machine.

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Health board fined after failing to protect worker from attack

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Lothian Health Board has been fined for safety failings after a worker was attacked while making a home visit to a patient with mental health issues.

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Crane hire firm fined for safety failings

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A Bridgend crane hire firm has been fined for failing to make adequate provisions for safe work at height.

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Firm in court after worker’s hand crushed in machinery

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A Tyneside firm has been fined after a worker’s hand was badly crushed in a machine on which a safety guard had been deliberately disabled.

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Firm fined after worker hit on head by falling skip

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A Newcastle-based skip hire firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by a falling skip.

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Company prosecuted for worker fall failings

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A Cheltenham company has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he fell more than 11 metres through a barn roof while installing solar panels.

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Kent company fined over worker death

Monday, September 9, 2013

A Kent aggregate company has been ordered to pay more than £180,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed by dangerous lifting equipment on a tipper lorry.

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Company fined after man seriously injured on Cheltenham building site

Friday, September 6, 2013

A Wiltshire civil engineering company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured by a reversing tipper truck at a Cheltenham building site

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South Yorkshire council in court over care home fall

Friday, September 6, 2013

Doncaster Borough Council has been prosecuted for neglecting safety precautions after an 82-year-old vulnerable woman was injured in a fall at one of their care homes.

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Colchester worker in court over illegal gas work

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A Colchester-based worker has been ordered to carry out 240 hours of community service and been given a suspended prison sentence for illegally fitting two gas fires and servicing a boiler at homes in the town despite not being registered to work with gas.

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House builder and site manager prosecuted after bricklayer’s fatal fall

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A Lincolnshire house building company has been fined and a site manager sentenced to community service after a self-employed bricklayer fell to his death from dangerous scaffolding.

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