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Category: South East press releases

Regional press releases from the South East

Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.

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Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

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Suspended sentence for unregistered gas worker

Thursday, February 9, 2017

A man has been fined and given a suspended prison sentence after working on a number of boilers without being Gas Safe registered.

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Firm fined for failing health and safety standards

Monday, January 30, 2017

A Kent-based box manufacturing company has been fined for health and safety failings.

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Unregistered gas fitter fined

Thursday, January 26, 2017

An unregistered gas fitter from Farnborough has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work which was found to be unsafe.

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Three construction companies fined after worker fall

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Three companies from Essex have been fined after a worker fell over seven meters through a fragile roof he was replacing.

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Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Lincoln based Construction Company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors were prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor.

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Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite knowing of its presence, in units that they occupied in Manor Road Trading Estate, Benfleet.

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Builder prosecuted for worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A builder from Surrey has been prosecuted for the fall of a worker.

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Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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Waste disposal firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, December 2, 2016

An Essex-based hazardous waste disposal company has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a sorting and recycling site.

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Real estate company fined for safety failings

Friday, November 25, 2016

A real estate company in Oxfordshire has been fined for failing to manage asbestos on their premises following a fire.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Council fined £250,000 for not protecting workers health

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thanet District Council has been fined after a worker was left with permanent injured after being diagnosed with hard arm vibration (HAV).

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Worker injures hand on drill

Friday, November 18, 2016

A company in Essex, has been fined after a worker suffered injury to his hand on a drilling machine.

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Window fitter in court after worker suffered fatal head injuries

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Southampton window installation company has been fined after a worker suffered fatal head injuries following a fall from a ladder.

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Residential care home fined after resident choked to death

Monday, November 7, 2016

A care home based in Fleet, Hampshire has been fined after an elderly resident who had difficulties swallowing choked to death on food which had not been cut up.

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Employee dies after collapse of waste material covers him

Monday, November 7, 2016

A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him.

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Worker dies when temporary platform collapses

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A worker died and two others were badly injured at a construction site in Putney, when a temporary platform collapsed.

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