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Worker injured after being struck by fencing panels

Monday, July 9, 2018

A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site.

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Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers

Monday, July 9, 2018

Simon Thomerson has been sentenced to 8 months in custody after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that resulted in the death of two brothers.

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Speciality Gas company fined after employee overcome by fumes

Friday, July 6, 2018

A Speciality Gas Company from the Midlands has been fined after an employee was overcome by vapour whilst disposing of redundant gas bottles.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 6, 2018

A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 6, 2018

A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

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HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2016.

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North West roofer sentenced after failing to manage health and safety on site

Thursday, June 28, 2018

A Manchester-based roofer has today been sentenced after breaching health and safety laws.

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Company fined after workers suffer serious leg injuries

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

An engineering company was sentenced today after two employees were seriously injured during work to dispose of old gas cylinders at the company’s site in Hull.

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Suspended sentence for South East scaffolder following unsafe work

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A Kent-based scaffolder has been sentenced after unsafe working practices were observed during the erection of scaffolding.

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Company fined after worker fell down a lift shaft

Monday, June 25, 2018

A care home was sentenced after an employee suffered significant injuries after falling around 1.5 metres down a lift shaft.

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Sole trader fined after worker injured

Monday, June 25, 2018

An East Lothian-based sole trader was today fined after a self-employed furniture maker was injured on their premises.

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West Midlands timber yard fined after two workers struck by vehicle

Friday, June 22, 2018

A timber yard has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were struck by a side loader lift truck.

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Company fined after worker injured

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 

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Devon construction company fined over safety risk

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A Devon based construction company has been fined after placing employees and members of the public at risk of serious injury by failing to suitably maintain their fleet of lorry mounted elevated work platforms (MEWP).

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Falkirk company fined after employee killed

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

A company which manufactures freshly prepared meals was fined £176,000 when an employee was killed after being struck by empty food trays.

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Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd fined half a million pounds after exposing workers to debilitating condition

Monday, June 18, 2018

Contractor Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd. has been sentenced today after exposing workers to a debilitating health condition over a nine-year period.

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Company fined after admitting safety failures

Thursday, June 14, 2018

An Inverurie company has been fined after a teenage worker was seriously injured.

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BUPA fined £3m after death of elderly resident

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A care provider has been fined following the death of a resident at an Essex nursing home after he contracted Legionnaires’ disease.

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Walsall metal finishing company fined after worker suffers multiple fractures

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A metal finishing company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures to her leg when a components trolley overturned.

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Company fined after worker suffers spinal injuries

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A roofing company has been fined after roof work at height was undertaken unsafely.

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