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Category: London press releases

Regional press releases from London

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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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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