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Council fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Friday, August 31, 2018

Kent County Council (KCC) has today been fined £200,000 after asbestos was disturbed at Lansdowne Primary School.

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HSE investigating supply to schools of metal gauze mats which contain asbestos

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been made aware that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats which contain asbestos. The metal gauze mats are designed for use over Bunsen burners.

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Manufacturer fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Friday, August 24, 2018

A machining manufacturer has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos fibres whilst demolishing an internal wall.

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Two companies plead guilty following death of five-year-old Alexys Brown in August 2015

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Before Bournemouth Crown Court, two companies have today pleaded guilty following a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation into the death of a five-year-old girl who became trapped while using a lift at her home in Weymouth.

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Landlord given custodial sentence for gas safety offences

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A landlord has been sentenced for failing to maintain gas appliances at a rental property and repeatedly failing to provide tenants with a Landlords Gas Safety Certificate.

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Company fined after worker loses three fingers

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A decorative panel manufacturing company was fined after a worker was injured when using an industrial saw.

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Orkney company fined after employee fell through fragile roof

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A cheese company has been fined £8,000 after an employee was seriously injured when he fell through a fragile roof.

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Company fined following asbestos exposure during maintenance work

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A wood processing company has been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out at its premises in in Macclesfield.

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Siemens and E-On fined after worker injured

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Limited and E.On UK Plc. have been fined after a roof panel fell on a worker during turbine maintenance work.

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Siemens and E-On fined after worker injured

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Limited and E.On UK Plc. have been fined after a roof panel fell on a worker during turbine maintenance work.

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Richard Judge steps down as HSE chief executive

Monday, August 20, 2018

Dr Richard Judge has stepped down as chief executive of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on Friday, 17 August, having led the organisation since November 2014.

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Forge company fined after worker killed

Monday, August 20, 2018

A hot metal forging company has today been sentenced for safety breaches following the death of a worker.

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East Yorkshire company fined after worker loses left arm

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Transportation and storage company, H Walton Ltd, was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries leading to the loss of his left arm.

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Plymouth landlord puts tenants’ lives at risk

Monday, August 13, 2018

A landlord from Plymouth has been sentenced after gas appliances at his rental property in Plymouth were found to be ‘Immediately Dangerous’.

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Bus driver sentenced after passengers injured

Thursday, August 9, 2018

A bus driver has today been sentenced after he lost control of the bus he was driving, injuring five of his passengers.

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Company fined after workers exposed to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Nordam Europe Limited have been fined after workers were exposed to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

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Shell UK fined after technician struck by cylinder

Friday, August 3, 2018

Shell UK Limited has today been fined for health and safety breaches after a technician was struck by a cylinder and left severely injured on the Brent Delta offshore installation.

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Shell UK fined after technician struck by cylinder

Friday, August 3, 2018

Shell UK Limited has today been fined for health and safety breaches after a technician was struck by a cylinder and left severely injured on the Brent Delta offshore installation.

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Peterborough company fined for failing to undertake asbestos assessment

Thursday, August 2, 2018

A property management company has today been sentenced after failing to carry out an asbestos survey prior to undertaking extensive refurbishment works.

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Construction firm and director fined for safety breaches

Thursday, August 2, 2018

A company and its director have been fined for failure to comply with a prohibition and improvement notice.

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