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Category: Prosecution

Gas engineer left pub kitchen at risk

Friday, February 17, 2012

A gas engineer from Ascot has been fined for work he carried out on a commercial catering gas installation in a local pub, despite not being registered for such work.

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Owner fined for girl’s fall from funfair ride in Birmingham

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A fairground owner from Nottingham has been sentenced after a 12-year-old girl injured her leg when she was thrown from a faulty ride in Birmingham.

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Vehicle repair firm in court over Manchester roof death

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A vehicle repair firm has been sentenced over the death of a man who fell through a fragile garage roof in Manchester.

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Dorset firm fined after worker’s arm was crushed in machinery

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A man had his arm crushed while trying to feed metal sheeting through machinery, Bournemouth Crown Court heard today.

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London construction company fined after worker badly injured

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A construction company in Harrow has been fined after a worker suffered life-changing injuries when he fell seven metres from an unguarded roof.

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St Helens man sentenced over gas explosion

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Managing Director of a St Helens gas supply firm has appeared in court after he and an employee suffered multiple burns in an explosion.

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Council in court after respite resident scalded

Monday, February 13, 2012

The Isle of Wight Council has been fined £12,000 after an elderly resident staying in respite care was seriously scalded at a care home in Freshwater.

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Illegal Gloucestershire gasman lied about credentials

Friday, February 10, 2012

A Gloucestershire man has been prosecuted for carrying out remedial gas work at a restaurant in Cheltenham while falsely claiming to be registered with Gas Safe Register.

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Landlord prosecuted for putting students at risk

Friday, February 10, 2012

A Glasgow GP has given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay costs after failing to maintain a gas boiler at a student flat he owned in Oxford.

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Bus company prosecuted after worker is crushed

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A tour bus operator has been fined after a mechanical engineer suffered serious injuries while working underneath one of its vehicles.

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Company fined £133,000 after unguarded machinery death (COPFS release)

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, Railcare Ltd were fined £133,000 (reduced from £200,000 on account of their guilty plea) for a breach of Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, following the death of one of their employees on 15 December 2008 at the company’s premises on Charles Street, Springburn.

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Bradford man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A gas fitter from Bradford has been sentenced after leaving an elderly woman at risk when he fitted a new boiler at her home.

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Two companies fined after fatality in Brentford

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Two construction companies have been fined a total of £65,000 after a man was killed when a steel beam weighing more than a tonne fell on him while it was being unloaded from a lorry.

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Unsafe asbestos removal put people at risk

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

A building company in Bradford-on-Avon has been fined after it removed an asbestos insulation board (AIB) ceiling in an unsafe manner, leaving workers and residents at risk of exposure to asbestos fibres.

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Workers seriously injured after eight metre fall

Monday, February 6, 2012

Two workers fell eight metres from a temporary structure that collapsed while they were upon it, Cheltenham Magistrates Court heard.

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Man’s fingertip sliced off at stoke factory

Monday, February 6, 2012

An air conditioning manufacturer has been fined after a man’s fingertip was cut off by a circular saw at the company’s factory in Stoke-on-Trent.

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International fencing firm prosecuted for serious safety failings

Friday, February 3, 2012

An international fencing manufacturer has been fined after a worker suffered severe injuries to his left arm at a production plant in Sheffield.

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Unregistered gas engineer left householders in danger

Friday, February 3, 2012

An illegal gas engineer lied to a householder about being registered to the industry body and left one property at risk of explosion after carrying out work at premises in Cheltenham.

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Company fined after worker’s arm is impaled by steel bars

Friday, February 3, 2012

A company in Tonypandy has been fined after a worker’s arm was impaled by two steel bars.

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Farmworker suffered severe injuries in fall

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

A farmworker suffered severe facial injuries after falling 16ft through a shed roof in Cornwall.

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