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Category: London press releases

Regional press releases from London

Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Monday, October 9, 2017

West Hill Projects Ltd has been fined more than £95,000 after a worker fell from height.

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£1m fine for Crossrail contractor following three incidents

Friday, July 28, 2017

A joint venture comprising of three companies established to support the Crossrail tunnel construction has been fined a total of more than £1m following three separate incidents on the project, including the death of a worker.

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Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.

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Construction company and contractor fined after CCTV engineer falls from height

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Two companies have been fined after a worker fell more than three metres through the second floor of a building.

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Two contractors fined after worker fell from height

Friday, July 7, 2017

Two London based construction contractors, Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) have today been fined after an employee fell more than three metres when a scaffold board that he was standing on broke.

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Roofing company fined after worker fell through a roof

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A London based roofing company has been fined after a 56-year old worker fell through two storeys onto a concrete floor.

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Roofing company fined after worker fell through a roof

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A London based roofing company has been fined after a 56-year old worker fell through two storeys onto a concrete floor.

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PD Lift Services Limited has been fined £36,000 after a worker lost his thumb while working on passenger lifts in north London.

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Laing O’Rourke fined £800,000 after worker fatally crushed at Heathrow Airport

Friday, March 24, 2017

A construction firm has been sentenced following the death of Philip Griffiths at Heathrow Airport in October 2014.

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Principal contractor fined for safety failings

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings after complaints from the public

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Director and Company fined for lift shaft death

Monday, March 6, 2017

Two London-based companies have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left seriously injured falling six storeys through a lift shaft.

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London construction firm fined after workers injured

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Leyland SDM (LSDM) Limited has been fined after four workers fell more than three and a half metres whilst carrying a ventilation unit.

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London council fined after school injury

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Islington Borough Council has been sentenced after admitting a role in an incident at a London school where a boy was left with serious hand injuries. 

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Container terminal in court after worker injured

Monday, February 20, 2017

London Container Terminal (Tilbury) Limited (LCT) has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when the ‘straddle’ carrier he was driving overturned at Tilbury Docks in November 2014.

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London based firm fined after workers death

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bus company Go Ahead London has been sentenced after worker was killed when he fell from a ladder.

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Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite knowing of its presence, in units that they occupied in Manor Road Trading Estate, Benfleet.

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Construction companies fined after failing to carry out basement excavation work safely

Friday, December 9, 2016

Two London based construction companies were prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches on a double basement construction project.

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Worker dies when temporary platform collapses

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A worker died and two others were badly injured at a construction site in Putney, when a temporary platform collapsed.

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London garage owner sentenced for health and safety failings

Thursday, October 20, 2016

A garage owner in Seven Sisters, North London, has been fined for several health and safety breaches after a worker was attacked by a guard dog.

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