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Category: ELCI – Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance

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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Firm sentenced after worker loses hand in machine

Monday, January 18, 2016

A Manchester waste plastic recycling firm has been fined after an employee’s hand was severed when dragged into a granulator machine.

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Takeaway shop fined for failure to produce ELCI

Monday, January 11, 2016

A takeaway shop was fined after for failure to produce an ELCI (Employers Liability Compulsory Insurance) certificate.

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Restaurant owner fined over employer liability insurance

Thursday, October 1, 2015

A restaurant owner has been fined for failing to provide Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance (ELCI). 

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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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Staffordshire plastics firm fined for failing to maintain workers insurance

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Merlin Mouldings (Hednesford) Ltd have been fined for failing to have Employers Liability Insurance for its workers in place.

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Firm in court for unsafe refurbishment work

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A construction company has been fined for unsafe refurbishment work that exposed workers to the risk of serious injuries.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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Scaffolding firm in court over worker’s insurance

Thursday, October 9, 2014

A scaffolding firm has been fined after it ignored repeated requests to prove it held insurance for employees working on the Fylde Coast.

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Cafe firm fined for insurance failing

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A café business in Ashford has been fined for failing to hold statutory insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work.

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Roofing firm caught on camera risking lives

Friday, April 25, 2014

A roofing firm and its managing director have been fined after they allowed workers onto a house roof in Tyldesley to use a jet washer without safety measures in place.

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Window cleaning firm’s boss fined for insurance failings

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The boss of a County Durham window cleaning firm has been fined for failing to prove he held statutory insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Firm fined for failing to hold insurance

Friday, August 16, 2013

A Sunderland firm has been fined for failing to hold statutory insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work.

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Bury roofer in court again over unsafe work

Monday, June 3, 2013

A Bury roofer has appeared in court for putting workers’ lives at risk, despite previously being prosecuted after a man was paralysed in a fall through a warehouse roof.

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Builder in court over life-threatening roof fall

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

A Merseyside builder has appeared in court after an employee suffered life-threatening injuries when he fell from the roof of a terraced house.

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Salon owner in court for insurance failure

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The owner of a Herne Bay hair salon has been fined for failing to provide legally required insurance cover that enables employees to claim damages should they be injured at work.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.

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RR844 – An assessment of the level of compliance with the statutory duty to obtain insurance under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969: Final Report

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

If employees become ill or injured at work, they might be able to claim compensation from their employer. The ELCI Act (1969) requires that employers take out insurance against such claims. There are some exemptions to this, including public bodies, and those employing specified relatives only. Previous research in this area has found inconsistent levels […]

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Firm fined for not insuring employees

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A kitchen and bedroom furniture manufacturer from Corby has been fined for failing to insure its employees against liability for injury or disease.

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