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Category: Scotland

Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A cargo handling company based in Aberdeen has been fined after a worker suffered serious injury.

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Worker suffers serious injury from contact with overhead power line

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A stonemasonry company in Perth has been fined after an apprentice stonemason was seriously injured from contact with an overhead power line.

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Christmas Eve tragedy after man crushed by hydraulic ramp

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A general haulage company from Dumfries has been fined after the tragic death of a man who was crushed by a failed hydraulic ramp on Christmas Eve.

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ScottishPower fined £1.75m after worker seriously scalded

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Scottish Power was fined after a worker was seriously scalded at Longannet Power Station in Alloa.

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Plant hire firm fined after worker tipped from lifting basket

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A lifting and plant hire company in Wick has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from a man riding basket.

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Construction company fined after worker injured falling through void

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A construction company based in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Diving contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, April 8, 2016

A diving contractor from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, has been fined for safety failings in operations for shellfish diving.

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Contractor fined after worker injured in cable strike

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A Helensburgh-based contracting company has been fined after a worker hit an underground cable and suffered burns to his hands and face whilst working on a primary school refurbishment project.

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Teenage farm worker dies clearing blockage in grain bin

Monday, February 22, 2016

A farm has been sentenced after a young man was killed while trying to clear a blockage in a grain bin in Hawick.

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Company fined after worker falls from height

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A Mosstodloch Engineering company has been fined after an employee was seriously injured after falling twenty feet.

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Firm fined after worker suffered fatal crush injuries

Monday, January 25, 2016

Clydeport Operations Limited (Clydeport) of Glasgow, has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries at their Hunterston Coal Terminal site in Ayrshire.

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Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

There was a huge turnout at a Glasgow hotel on Monday as Scottish business leaders, worker representatives and regulators met to discuss the how to help more people come home safe and well from their jobs. 

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Glasgow hosts first event on the health and safety system strategy for Great Britain roadshow

Monday, January 18, 2016

Leaders of Scottish business and supporting organisations are meeting today in Glasgow to discuss the development of Britain’s new strategy for workplace health and safety. 

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Firms fined after two employees were injured in cold store collapse

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Two companies were fined for safety failings that led to two workers being seriously injured at a construction site when a cold store collapsed under them.

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Company fined after worker falls from van roof

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A glazing firm was fined after a worker fell from the roof of a van, causing severe head injuries.

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Total E&P UK Ltd received record fine following largest ever North Sea gas release

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Oil and gas production company Total E&P UK Ltd has been fined a record £1.125 million at the Sheriff Court in Aberdeen after it admitted failures that led to largest release of gas on record from the Elgin Offshore platform.

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Two companies fined after death of wind turbine technician

Monday, December 14, 2015

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox within a turbine at Causeymire windfarm.

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Care provider prosecuted after disabled man died from severe scalding

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Ark Housing Association Limited has been prosecuted after a 60-year-old man suffered severe scalding after being lowered into a bath of hot water and later died.

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Demolition firm fined after worker falls from height

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A demolition company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to health and safety failings following a worker’s fall from height.

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Shell UK sentenced over major oil release

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Oil and gas production company Shell U.K. Limited, has been sentenced after admitting failures that led to an oil leak in the North Sea.

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