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Category: Press release

Health and safety scientists given centre stage

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

At the heart of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) there is a breadth of experience and extensive expertise in science and engineering that is working to help predict the safety and health challenges of the future.

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Hand entrapment to worker at food manufacturing company

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A food manufacturing firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered partial de-gloving of his hand.

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Man sentenced after worker is fatally crushed in a trench

Monday, April 11, 2016

A self-employed contractor has been fined after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him.

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Demolition contractor sentenced over multiple safety failings

Monday, April 11, 2016

A Hertfordshire based contractor has been found guilty for a series of safety failings across two separate sites.

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Plymouth plumber puts lives at risk with false gas safety checks

Friday, April 8, 2016

A plumber arranged for fraudulent gas safety checks at landlords’ tenanted properties leaving a gas boiler in a dangerous state and putting the lives of the tenants at risk.

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Diving contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, April 8, 2016

A diving contractor from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, has been fined for safety failings in operations for shellfish diving.

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Plymouth landlord fined for endangering tenants

Friday, April 8, 2016

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of his tenants through a dangerous gas boiler installed in the flat.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Friday, April 8, 2016

A roofing company from Worcester has been fined after an employee fell through a skylight.

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Worker suffers chemical burns at electropolishing company

Thursday, April 7, 2016

An electropolishing company based in Hampshire has been fined after a worker suffered chemical burns.

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South Devon plumber left illegal gas work in a dangerous state

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for illegally installing a gas boiler and undertaking landlord’s gas safety checks at a tenanted property. The boiler he installed was later classed as dangerous.

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Company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A metalwork casting and machining company has been fined for unsafe work practices after an employee almost fell through a fragile roof.

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Plumber sentenced for not being Gas Safe Registered

Monday, April 4, 2016

A plumber in Essex has been sentenced to a community order after installing gas boilers while not being Gas Safe registered.

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Sentence after worker injured at prison

Friday, April 1, 2016

Four different duty holders have been fined after a worker was injured while replacing a window at Leeds prison.

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Roofer fined for safety failings

Friday, April 1, 2016

A roofer based in Berkshire has been fined after disturbing and removing asbestos without a licence.

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Worker falls down service shaft

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker fell thirteen metres down a service riser shaft.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker was injured

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company manufacturing sealing products in Slough has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when his arm was caught in machinery.

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Automotive company fined after worker loses finger

Monday, March 21, 2016

A Birmingham-based automotive company has been fined after a worker lost his finger.

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Solar panel specialists in court for roof light fall failings

Monday, March 21, 2016

A solar panel firm has been £153,000 after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile roof light at a private home in Kent.

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Didcot: Joint statement from HSE and Thames Valley Police

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

“RWE has today presented a plan to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Thames Valley Police (TVP) to commence work on the collapsed debris, ready to recover the missing men.

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Chemical company fined £200,000 following toxic chemical release

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A chemical company was sentenced today in Leeds Crown Court for safety breaches when a very toxic chemical was ejected under pressure.

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