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Company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Wolverhampton based company, Sterry Lane Limited, trading as LPD Demolition, has been fined after a 39-year old-employee was crushed by a reversing excavator.

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleads guilty following HSE prosecution

Monday, September 18, 2017

Before Banbury Magistrates’ Court, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974. This follows the death of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk at the Slade House facility, Oxford on 4 July 2013.

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Not enough being done to tackle work-related ill-health, say GB’s business leaders

Monday, September 18, 2017

Almost half of Britain’s industry leaders do not feel enough is being done across industry to tackle cases of work-related ill-health, according to new research from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company fined after worker fatally crushed by fork lift truck

Friday, September 15, 2017

Lincolnshire based firm Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited has been fined after a worker died when the fork lift truck he was driving overturned at the company base in Grantham.

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Former bakery director sentenced after worker falls and dies

Friday, September 15, 2017

The ex-director of commercial bakery has been placed on a curfew after a vulnerable worker suffered fatal injuries in a fall.

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Manchester company fined over employer liability insurance

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A Manchester linen manufacturer has been fined for failing to provide Employers Liability (Compulsory) Insurance (ELCI).

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Roofing contractor given suspended prison sentence

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A roofing contractor has been sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were left at risk of falling from unprotected roof edges.

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Birmingham builder fined for unsafe gas work

Monday, September 11, 2017

A builder has been fined after carrying out unsafe gas work at a property in Hall Green.

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Cornwall landlord fined after gas safety concerns

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A landlord from Cornwall has been fined after failing to maintain gas appliances at his rental properties on St Thomas Road, Launceston.

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Building company fined after breaching gas safety laws

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A North West building firm and its director have been fined after a family of four were hospitalised due to exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) at their home.

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Manufacturer sentenced after worker injured

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A supplier to the aerospace trade from Durham has been fined when an employee suffered serious leg injuries.

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Bakery fined after the death of contractor

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Hull based bakery has been fined today following the death of self-employed electrical contractor who died following a fall from height.

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Car repair company and director fined after breaching enforcement action

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Rochdale based car repair company and director have been fined after failing to comply with Improvement Notices (IN) issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company fined after death of worker using fork lift truck

Monday, September 4, 2017

A Derbyshire-based company has been fined after the death of a 19-year-old worker, when a fork lift truck (FLT) overturned at the company’s site in Chinley, Derbyshire.

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Engineering firm fined after health and safety failings

Friday, September 1, 2017

An engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – a condition causing tingling, pins and needles, numbness and pain in the affected person’s hands.

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HSE makes cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Disputed invoices raised under the fee for intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme will from 1 September be considered by a fully independent panel, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed.

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Steel manufacturer fined after the death of worker

Thursday, August 31, 2017

A manufacturer of steel building components has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries from a steel beam.

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Developer fined after failing to safely carry out demolition work

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The owner of block of flats was prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches while it was being demolished.

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Care home fined following death of elderly resident

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chilton Care Homes Limited has today been fined following the death of an 89-year old resident at its home in Sudbury, Suffolk.

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Self-employed builder sentenced after gas explosion seriously injures two people

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A self-employed builder from Great Yarmouth has been sentenced after completing work at a domestic property which resulted in a gas explosion seriously injuring two people.

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