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Category: South East press releases

Regional press releases from the South East

Roofing company fined after safety failings

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A roofing company has today been sentenced for safety failings related to working at height.

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Engineering company fined after worker suffers hand injury

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thermal Engineering Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered a serious hand injury after a machinery incident.

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Caring Homes fined after death of elderly resident

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A care home company has today been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died.

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Company and contractor sentenced for uncontrolled collapse of building on High Street

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The owner of a building in Kent and the contractor employed to demolish it have been fined for safety failings after an uncontrolled collapse onto the High Street.

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Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

An Essex company who are specialists in gas infrastructure have been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in and struck him.

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Fine for two companies following asbestos investigation in Surrey

Friday, March 31, 2017

Two companies have been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead, Surrey.

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Trailer firm fined after worker injured between vehicles

Monday, March 20, 2017

A Bedfordshire trailer firm has been sentenced after an employee suffered crush injuries when he was trapped between a lorry’s cab and a trailer.

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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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