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Category: Wales press releases

Regional press releases from Wales

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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Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

Friday, April 22, 2016

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion.

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Man sentenced after worker is fatally crushed in a trench

Monday, April 11, 2016

A self-employed contractor has been fined after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him.

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Family partnership fined after worker fell through skylight

Monday, March 14, 2016

A family partnership in Pembrokeshire has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight forming part of the roof of a cattle shed to the concrete floor below.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A Swansea company which manufactures plastic sheeting has been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when his hand was caught and dragged into machinery.

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HSE to administer Crown Censure to MoD over Brecon Beacons training exercise deaths

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced it will administer a Crown Censure to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over the deaths of three soldiers on a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July 2013. 

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Insulation company fined for health and safety failings

Thursday, February 25, 2016

A Welsh insulation company that produced natural insulation products have been fined for health and safety failings

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