A London-based construction firm has been fined after two workers suffered multiple injuries when a floor collapsed beneath them.
A Stonehaven animal grain company has been fined after one of its workers fell from an excavator bucket onto a concrete floor, sustaining head injuries.
Newark Magistrates’ Court today fined contractors Graham Nicholson Roofing Ltd after two roofers were caught on CCTV working without any safety equipment on top of the roof of Cooperative Travel at the Lakeside Centre shopping centre, Balderton on 16 June 2010.
A Gateshead steel firm has been fined a total of £40,000 after a worker’s feet were crushed in a rolling mill.
A gas fitter and his employer have been sentenced for putting people’s lives at risk with a catalogue of defective work.
Two companies have been fined a total of £400,000 for breaches of health and safety legislation that resulted in the death of a stonemason’s labourer at a Glasgow construction site.
A Halifax man’s life was shattered after he plunged from the roof of a two-storey house because the firm he worked for paid scant attention to safe systems of working at height, a court was told today.
A Warrington plumber has been able to return to work despite landing on his neck when he fell through a fragile ceiling tile, a court has heard.
A Bradford builder has been jailed for trying to cut costs by doing his own gas and electric installation in a granny flat he was working on.
Three Sheffield workers were almost overcome by fumes when a decontamination unit began to fill with deadly carbon monoxide, a court heard.
A metal fabrication firm has been fined after a 22-year-old worker’s hand was severed by a machine.
A property developer put his workers at risk by failing to identify the presence of asbestos before allowing them to start work on a nightclub in Wrexham.
A Cowbridge roofing company has been sentenced after repeatedly putting its workers at risk by ignoring urgent orders to improve safety.
A man with learning difficulties died and five others suffered agonising internal injuries after confusing dishwasher fluid with orange squash and drinking it on a council-organised trip.
The director of a garage in Edgware has been fined after failing to comply with a safety order issued to protect workers from injury.
A Coventry construction firm has been prosecuted by HSE after repeatedly breaching health and safety regulations.
A food processing company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee broke his leg when he was struck by a fork-lift truck at a Harwich factory.
A man was seriously injured when he was drawn into machinery used to flatten bags, Truro Crown Court heard today (31 March).
A Cheshire motor component manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker was injured when a 31-tonne load was dropped from an overhead crane.
A Nottinghamshire farm business has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee suffered serious injuries in a roof fall.