Fines totaling £30,000 have been issued following the death of a Salford worker, who was struck by the excavator bucket on a digger.
The UK’s biggest food manufacturer has been fined £14,000 after a 65kg metal pillar fell on a maintenance engineer in Merseyside, crushing his skull.
A self-employed plumber has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal work on gas boilers which put the lives of Norwich residents at risk.
A Croydon company has been fined after a young worker suffered multiple fractures and internal injuries when he fell through a roof-light after only weeks into his job.
A subsidiary of one of the world’s largest support service and construction companies potentially exposed Ministry of Defence (MOD) workers to deadly asbestos fibres.
A company was fined a total of £14,000 after a night watchman was injured falling into water from the quayside. The company director has today been fined a total of £2,750 for failing to carry out a risk assessment.
Three Luton car repair companies have been fined a total of £4,000 for failing to act on electrical defects in their workshops – exposing their workers to a serious risk of injury.
Newcastle City Council has been fined after a five-year-old girl needed surgery when she was injured by an interactive exhibit at one of its museums.
A Prestatyn man has been given an 18 week suspended prison sentence and 60 hours of community service after ignoring a legal order preventing him from issuing safety certificates for inflatable amusements.
A Haringey building firm was in court after a worker’s hand was seriously injured in a machine at a workshop in Willesden, Brent.
A Shropshire boarding school has today been fined £25,000 after a worker was killed while demolishing a building on the site.
A company has today been fined £10,000 after a worker received 60 per cent burns following an explosion at a Nottingham factory.
An Aberdeen building firm has been prosecuted after a joiner’s boiler suit was set on fire when a short circuit caused a localised electrical explosion.
A Troon sawmilling firm has been fined a total of £28,000 after two of its employees were severely injured in separate incidents less than three months apart.
A building company and its director have been fined a total of £30,000 after a worker fell nearly thirty feet from scaffolding at a building site in Llanfairfechan, sustaining severe injuries.
A Doncaster housing developer was today fined £30,000 after a worker was left paralysed from the chest down when he was crushed by a steel beam weighing more than 660 pounds.
Two Leeds-based company directors have been prosecuted after an employee had his fingers crushed in a hydraulic press.
Welcome to the August 2010 podcast. In this episode: We visit the Royal Welsh Show to find out what HSE is doing to reduce death and injury in agriculture.
A Moray farming partnership was yesterday (25 August 2010) fined £13,500 at Elgin Sheriff Court following an incident where a 13-year-old boy fell through the roof of a farm building and sustained serious injuries from which he later died.
A workman who falsely claimed to be a registered gas engineer has been fined £8,000 after installing gas appliances at an address in Hackney.