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Roofing contractor fined after employee fell through fragile roof

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A Norwich-based roofing contractor has been fined after his employee fell seven metres through a roof on which he was working.

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Roofing company prosecuted over worker’s fall

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Following an incident on 30 September 2013, HSE attended a property on Paragon Place, London and subsequently prosecuted, Chris Ball & Son Roofing Ltd., of Greenwich, for safety breaches.

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Business partners fined following worker injured in explosion

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Yorkshire business partners are fined after worker is blinded in explosion.

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Woodwork company fined after worker lost fingers

Monday, August 3, 2015

 A Gloucestershire-based woodwork firm was fined after a worker lost three fingers whilst using a table saw.

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Scaffolding firm fined after worker killed in fall

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Glasgow scaffolding firm has been fined after a roof worker fell nearly six metres to his death.

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Heating engineers in court over asbestos

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Stockport heating engineering firm were sentenced after two of its engineers were exposed to asbestos while working at a Manchester school. 

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Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices

Friday, July 31, 2015

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment. 

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Court hears print dangers ‘largely ignored’

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Leeds printing company has been fined after an employee had the end of his thumb severed when it was drawn into an unguarded running nip between the rollers of a glueing machine. 

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Gas installer in court over shoddy gas work

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A gas installer has been fined after carrying out dangerous and illegal work at two homes in Hertfordshire.

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Company sentenced after worker’s life changing injuries

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A company was fined £40,000 today after a worker suffered life changing injuries when part of a structure weighing 750kg fell on him.

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Global energy firm fined £1.4m after worker killed in refinery fire

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Total UK Limited have been fined £1.4 million after a major fire led to the death of a worker at an oil refinery in North Lincolnshire.

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Skipper sentenced for failings leading to diver death

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The skipper of a shellfish fishing boat has been sentenced for serious safety failings after the death of a diver in the River Forth Estuary. 

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Metal recycling firm fined after worker suffered hand and arm injuries

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Totternhoe Metal Recycling Limited (TMR) have been fined after a worker was injured whilst delivering waste metal.

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Colchester gas engineer fined over illegal work

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An unregistered gas engineer has been fined after working unlawfully on a boiler at domestic premises in Colchester. 

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Firm prosecuted following the avoidable death of a roof worker

Friday, July 24, 2015

A Darwen firm have appeared in court after one of their employees, Graham Readfern (56 yrs old from Bacup), died after falling from the roof of a partly completed loft conversion project in January 2012.

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Council sentenced over park injury to toddler

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A council appeared in court for sentencing today after an incident in which a three-year-old girl was struck by a park ranger’s vehicle.

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Government agrees high level principles for rodenticides stewardship regimes

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A cross-government ‘Oversight Group’ has agreed a set of high-level principles to assist industry in developing stewardship regimes to control the use of rodenticides.

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Quarrying company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Derbyshire quarrying company has been fined for safety failings after suffering a significant failure of a quarry face.

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Construction firms sentenced after worker death

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A national construction firm and a glazing contractor have been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety breaches after a worker fell to his death from a store front in Exeter.

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Construction company puts residents and public at risk

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings that put workers, residents and the public at risk from falling debris and possible collapse of the building.

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