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Category: Press release

Deeside man fined over safety breaches

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A contractor was today fined after admitting unsafe work at height practices and insurance breaches. 

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Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A steel coating company has been fined for failing to manage the risks from legionella bacteria at two cooling towers over a period of five years. 

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Company fined for sale of boilers containing asbestos

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A demolition and licensed asbestos removal company has been fined after it sold a boiler found to contain asbestos.

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Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A company that manufactures garden timber products has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his left hand. 

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Ministry of Manpower Singapore and Great Britain’s Health and Safety Executive sign agreement on closer ties and shared learning

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

HSE’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Richard Judge, met with Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore’s Permanent Secretary, Loh Khum Yean, to commit to working together to drive world-class innovation, science and specialist expertise around health and safety in both countries.

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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork

Friday, August 21, 2015

 An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition.

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Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work

Friday, August 21, 2015

An unregistered gas installer was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out unsafe gas work and using a fraudulent Gas Safe registration.

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Transport company in court over driver’s death

Friday, August 21, 2015

A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts. 

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Major construction firm fined for safety failings

Friday, August 21, 2015

 A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured by sound bloc boards (similar to plaster board) weighing a total of 544 kilograms that fell from a crane. 

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Construction company fined for insecure site

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings which led to a two-year-old boy wandering onto a building site.

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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory.

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Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London.

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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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Animal feed supplier fined for safety failings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An animal feed supplier has been fined for safety failings after the company had failed to ensure their fork lift trucks had undergone regular examination, putting employees at risk.

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Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Gloucester firm has been sentenced for safety failings after refurbishment work on her home left an elderly tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

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Further HSE enforcement notices issued at Bosley Wood Flour Mill

Monday, August 17, 2015

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley. 

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Engineering firm fined over safety breach

Friday, August 14, 2015

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons.

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Oil plant operator sentenced over safety failure

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery were sentenced today for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured at the plant. 

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North Devon housing company prosecuted again for safety failings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A South-West housing firm have been sentenced after capping off a chimney at one of their occupied properties despite the chimney being in use.

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HSE enforcement notices issued as part of the investigation at the Wood Flour Mill, Bosley

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley. 

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