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Category: Wales press releases

Regional press releases from Wales

Company fined after wheel of industrial vehicle falls onto worker’s feet

Thursday, June 1, 2017

A company has been fined after the wheel of a JCB digger fell onto one of its workers.

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Friday, February 10, 2017

A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.

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Construction company director imprisoned after safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

The director of a construction company has been imprisoned for eight months after failing to take appropriate action which resulted in a young worker receiving serious burns.

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Council fined after boy nearly drowns

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A council has been fined £75,000 after a four-year-old boy nearly drowned during a swimming lesson.

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Four receive suspended jail sentences for health and safety failings

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The director of a Port Talbot furniture factory and three of its managers have received suspended prison sentences for ongoing health and safety failings.

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Builder handed suspended prison sentence and community service following unsafe gas work

Monday, November 7, 2016

A builder has been sentenced to 250 hours of community service for putting a home owner at risk following renovations to their house in Cardiff.

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Environmental Services firm fined over electrocution of worker

Friday, October 21, 2016

A company providing environmental services has been prosecuted after a worker was killed during asbestos removal work at a Welsh High school.

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Refinery firm fined £400,000 after gangway fall

Monday, September 12, 2016

Valero Energy UK Limited has been fined £400, 000 following a serious accident at its Pembroke Refinery.

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Textile factory owner fined for insurance failings

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The owner of a textiles firm has been prosecuted after failing to demonstrate that up-to-date insurance was in place.

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Roofing firms fined after worker fell to his death

Monday, August 22, 2016

Two roofing companies and one of their directors have been fined after a worker fell to his death through a skylight.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.

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Timber-frame firm fined for fire safety and traffic offences

Monday, August 8, 2016

J G Hale Construction Ltd based in South Wales has been fined £100,000 for running an unsafe timber-frame construction site.

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Worker’s finger severed in machinery

Friday, July 15, 2016

A tube fabrication company based in Caerphilly has been fined after a worker had a finger severed in machinery.

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Worker injured in unguarded machinery

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A Monmouthshire based company has been fined after a worker suffered injury in machinery.

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Company fined £90,000 for safety failings

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A coach company in Wrexham has been fined £90,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.

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Firm fined for safety failings at property development

Thursday, June 9, 2016

A company based in Cardiff has been fined for safety failings during a property development.

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Company fined £250,000 for safety failings

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A coach company in Wrexham has been fined £250,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.

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Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

HGV drivers are frequently putting lives at risk by not following basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, the Health and Safety Executive warned today.

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and July 2015.

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Scaffold company fined for safety failings

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection.

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