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Category: London press releases

Regional press releases from London

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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Construction firm fined after hoarding falls on passer-by

Monday, October 10, 2016

A construction company from Cambridge has been fined after temporary hoarding from one of their sites fell onto a member of public walking along the high street.

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Worker injured after being struck by concrete skip

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A site manager and a worker have been fined for safety failings after another worker was struck by a concrete skip at a construction site in South London.

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Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

London exhibition venue firm, The Business Design Centre Ltd, and a building contractor have been fined for safety failings after a specialist contractor fell through a fragile skylight.

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Construction firm in court after worker fractures spine in roof fall

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Construction firm Montway Ltd has been fined £144,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell off a roof during demolition work.

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Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered

Monday, August 15, 2016

A 35-year-old self-employed worker from Edmonton has been given two suspended jail terms for falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered.

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Hospice sentenced after Legionella death

Monday, July 18, 2016

A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.

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London borough council fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A London borough council has been fined after a road worker suffered serious injury whilst cutting trees.

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BT fined £500,000 after engineer breaks his back in fall

Monday, June 13, 2016

British Telecom plc (BT) has been fined £500,000 after an engineer fell seven metres from a loft in London, breaking his back and his ankles.

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Firms fined after worker loses fingers in power press

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A London-based metal packaging company has been fined after a worker trapped his hand in a power press and lost two fingers.

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Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two companies have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment work.

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Construction company sentenced

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings. 

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National crane company fined £750,000 for two deaths after collapse

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A national crane hire company has been sentenced for failings that led to the death of two men as a crane collapsed in London.

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Landlord sentenced for gas safety failings

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

London-based landlord, Duran Akbulut, was given an eight week suspended sentence for gas safety failings.

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Company fined for failure to comply with improvement notices

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A London based company who fabricate structural steel products has been fined for failure to maintain compliance with the law following prior HSE enforcement action.

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Company fined after carrying out dangerous window installation work eight metres above a West End street

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A company which manufactured and installed windows has been fined £36,000 after carrying out work in the West End of London with no measures to prevent workers falling eight metres and after dropping part of a window onto the public area below.

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Three companies fined after construction worker seriously injured in fall from height

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Three companies have been fined a total of £90,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell nearly six metres from a platform with unguarded rails.

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Electrical explosion leaves worker scarred for life

Friday, December 18, 2015

Two construction companies have been fined £90,000 after two workers were seriously burned, and one scarred for life after they cut into a live 11,000v electrical cable.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker crushed to death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Manufacturing company Hanson Packed Products Ltd has been prosecuted after a 26 year old worker was fatally crushed when his arm was caught in a powered roller.

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