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Timber company fined for safety failings

Monday, July 4, 2016

A Timber company based in Somerset has been sentenced for safety failings relating to a construction project.

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Timber company fined for safety failings

Monday, July 4, 2016

A Timber company based in Somerset has been sentenced for safety failings relating to a construction project.

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Torbay plumber and company who contracted him prosecuted after illegal and dangerous gaswork

Friday, July 1, 2016

An illegal gas fitter and the company that hired him have both been prosecuted after work was left in a dangerous condition at a home in Torquay.

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Healthcare company fined after death of elderly resident

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A care home company based in Middlesex has been fined after an elderly resident of a Surrey home died from scalding injuries.

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North Devon engineer undertook false gas safety checks

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A gas engineer undertook gaswork despite his registration with Gas Safe Register (GSR) lapsing and produced false documents claiming the work had been completed by a member of Gas Safe Register.

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Worker killed after fall through roof

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof.

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Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A cargo handling company based in Aberdeen has been fined after a worker suffered serious injury.

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Company fined £90,000 for safety failings

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A coach company in Wrexham has been fined £90,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.

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Horticultural firm fined over multiple safety failings

Monday, June 27, 2016

William Sinclair Horticulture Limited, has been fined over two separate incidents that occurred at their Ellesmere Port and Lincoln sites. The incident at Ellesmere Port resulted in serious injuries to a worker as he fell from an unsecured ladder.

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Fish processing firm fined after man killed by falling boxes

Friday, June 24, 2016

A Plymouth company has been fined £500,000 after an employee suffered fatal injuries when a stack of boxes of frozen fish fell on him.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas worker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A man who fitted central heating boilers at two houses in Greater Manchester has received a suspended prison sentence, after he admitted he did not have the required safety registration to do the work.

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Wear helmets on quad bikes, pleads farm safety chief

Monday, June 20, 2016

An agriculture safety chief has urged farmers not to ignore simple life-saving advice to wear helmets when riding quad bikes.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas fitter

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

A gas fitter from Walsall has received a suspended prison sentence after he fitted a hob at a house in Tamworth when not on the Gas Safe Register.

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Worker suffers serious injury from contact with overhead power line

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A stonemasonry company in Perth has been fined after an apprentice stonemason was seriously injured from contact with an overhead power line.

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Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A company based in Hereford which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.

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Gas engineer sentenced for putting tenants at risk

Monday, June 13, 2016

A gas engineer has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service for putting tenants at risk in rented homes in Chelmsford.

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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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Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000

Friday, June 10, 2016

Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.

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Firm fined after three employees overcome by fumes

Friday, June 10, 2016

A food waste disposal and recycling firm has been fined £250,000 after three employees were overcome by toxic gases, including hydrogen sulphide, and a reduced oxygen atmosphere in an animal waste facility in Stoke-on-Trent.

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Motor vehicle repair company fined after work experience student crushed by vehicle

Thursday, June 9, 2016

A motor vehicle repair company was fined after a 27 year old man gaining work experience at the garage, was crushed to death by a vehicle.

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