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Category: East Midlands press releases

Regional press releases from the East Midlands

NHS trust fined £1m following 53-year-old man’s death in Lincolnshire

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined following the death of 53-year-old John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston.

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Warburtons fined £1.9m after injury to agency worker

Monday, July 3, 2017

Warburtons Ltd has been fined after a worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt.

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Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident

Monday, February 27, 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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Care worker imprisoned after the death of service user

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nikki Deaney, a former care worker at Springwood Day Centre, has been sentenced after the death of service user Majid Akhtar.

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National furniture company fined £1m for safety failings

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DFS Trading Limited has been fined after safety failings which led to serious neck and head injuries of a worker.

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Crisp company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A Northamptonshire company who manufacture crisps and snacks has been fined after an agency worker lost the tops of three fingers.

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Building company fined for putting childminder and children at risk

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A building company and its director have been fined for breaching Gas Safety law after putting a childminder and children in her care at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Fairground death leads to court for amusement company

Monday, December 5, 2016

A fairground company have been prosecuted after an employee was run over and killed while setting up a ride.

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Company fined after teenage work experience person injured

Friday, December 2, 2016

A supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person on their first was injured.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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Testing Services firm fined over worker’s CO death

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Nottingham based company has been fined after a worker died from carbon monoxide poisoning while using an accommodation unit.

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Concrete company fined after worker suffers head injuries

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A concrete company in Ilkeston, has been fined a worker after a worker suffered head injuries.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker’s arm injured in roller

Friday, September 2, 2016

A Wirral based company has been fined £170,000 after a worker’s arm was injured in machinery.

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Farm prosecuted following death of young worker

Monday, August 22, 2016

A farm in Nottinghamshire has been fined following the death of a young worker, when he became trapped between two vehicles.

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Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby.

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Worker dies from toxic gas

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A medicinal herbal manufacturing company in Lincolnshire has been fined after a worker died from exposure to a toxic gas.

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National Steel firm fined £1.98million for safety failings

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tata Steel has been fined after two workers suffered injuries to their hands in two separate incidents involving machinery.

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Suspended sentence for Chesterfield plumber

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A plumber from Chesterfield has received a ten month suspended sentence for health and safety failings.

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Engineering company find for safety failings

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

An engineering company based in High Peak has been fined after a worker was injured.

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