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Category: North West press releases

Regional press releases from the North West

Company fined after worker fell from water treatment vessel

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Water treatment system manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker sustained head and arm injuries after falling 3.5 metres from a water treatment tank.

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Coach building company fined after an apprentice fell from height

Friday, July 14, 2017

A Warrington based coach fabricator has appeared in court after an apprentice suffered serious injuries when he fell through a roof he was working on.

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Company fined after worker was injured by a fork lift truck

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A North West manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was struck by a fork lift truck.

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Engineering firm fined after exposing workers to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An engineering firm has been fined for failing to control the risk to employees using hand held power tools from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

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Company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 7, 2017

A Lancashire based company Spectral Colours Limited (SCL) has been fined after a worker was crushed under machinery.

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Construction firm fined over safety failings

Friday, July 7, 2017

A construction firm was fined after failing to safeguard the public from entering a construction site, and not providing adequate welfare facilities for workers.

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Paint manufacturing company fined for health and safety failings.

Monday, July 3, 2017

A paint manufacturing company in Manchester has been fined for health and safety failings after a worker suffered burns while trying to clean the floor of a spray booth.

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Contractor fined over breaching Work at Height Regulations

Monday, July 3, 2017

Mr Chris Martin trading as CI Martin Quantity Surveying and Project Management has been fined for failing to put in place simple measures to prevent the risk of a worker falling from height.

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Visiting driver knocked down by a fork lift truck

Monday, June 26, 2017

An international food company has been fined after a fork lift truck collided with a visiting recycling company driver.

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North West company fined after employee fell from height

Friday, June 9, 2017

A North West welding and metal fabrication firm has appeared in court after a worker suffered life threatening injuries after falling through a fragile roof.

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Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Penrith based bakery Bells of Lazonby Limited has been fined after two workers suffered hand injuries while operating machinery on site.

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Manchester Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

Monday, April 10, 2017

Two family run companies have been fined after admitting health and safety failings at a site in Manchester, where they were carrying out a basement conversion.

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Essar Oil UK Limited fined after explosion at Ellesmere Port refinery

Monday, April 3, 2017

An oil company has been fined £1.65m following an explosion at its Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port.

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Electricity supplier fined after worker after workers death

Friday, March 31, 2017

Electricity North West Ltd has been fined £900,000 after a worker died from falling six metres while carrying out routine maintenance of power lines.

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Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A Manchester building contractor and a company owner have appeared in court after a worker was seriously injured on a refurbishment site.

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Sole trader receives suspended sentenced after scaffold collapse

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Wigan scaffolder has been sentenced after scaffolding collapsed at a retail site in Loggerheads.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Swinton transport company and a director were in court today following the death of an HGV company owner at their Sandywood Industrial Estate.

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Employer prosecuted after employee falls from roof

Monday, February 13, 2017

A self-employed businessman has been prosecuted after his employee fell from the flat roof of a building and died from his injuries.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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