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Company fined after worker suffers life-changing injury

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A grain milling company has today been fined after a worker lost his right leg after being struck by a fork lift truck.

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Contractors fined after carrying out unlicensed asbestos removal work

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after exposing a homeowner and themselves to asbestos while carrying out refurbishment work.

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Contractors fined for carrying out unsafe asbestos removal work without a licence

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after removing asbestos pipe lagging without taking the necessary precautions to reduce exposure to asbestos.

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Construction companies fined after worker injured in fall from height

Monday, April 30, 2018

Three construction companies have been today fined after a subcontractor fell four meters through a fragile roof light into an office space below.

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Three companies fined after building collapse in Kilmacolm

Friday, April 27, 2018

A client, principal contractor, and demolition contractor have been fined following the uncontrolled collapse of part of a building that was being demolished in Kilmacolm, Inverclyde in 2015.

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Companies fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Stuart Barnes Limited and its client, Aster Property Limited, have both been sentenced after an employee fell through a fragile roof whilst at work.

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Oil and gas operators challenged on HCRs

Thursday, April 26, 2018

With the thirtieth anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster approaching, HSE’s Director of Energy Division has recently written to all offshore oil and gas production operators regarding gas releases in the North Sea.

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Company fined after worker falls from roof

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A home improvements company has today been fined after a worker fell from a garage roof sustaining significant injuries.

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Company fined after worker injured by dumper

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Chalmers and Co (Sussex) Limited has today been sentenced after an untrained operator was injured when a six-tonne dumper fell on top of him.

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Construction worker suffers sever injuries after fall from height

Monday, April 23, 2018

A construction company was sentenced today after an employee fell from the first floor of Sandal Endowed Primary School in Wakefield.

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Company fined following death of worker

Monday, April 23, 2018

A transport company has today been fined £180,000 after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries.

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Company fined following death of worker

Friday, April 20, 2018

A waste management company has today been sentenced after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth.

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Contractor fined after worker suffers life changing injuries in a van fire

Friday, April 20, 2018

Greenseal Insulation Ltd, a company specialising in spray foam insulation services, have today been fined after an inexperienced worker suffered severe burns while attempting to refuel petrol powered equipment.

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NHS Trust fined after exposing patients to legionella risk

Friday, April 20, 2018

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £300,000 after failing to control the risk to patients from exposure to legionella bacteria in its water systems.

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Principal contractor fined after worker suffers brain injury in fall from height

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The principal contractor involved in the construction of a dormer extension has today been sentenced for safety breaches after a self-employed worker suffered life threatening injuries.

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Company fined after worker falls through roof

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Southern Solar Ltd and Sonya French have today been fined after a worker fell through a fragile barn roof, suffering life-changing injuries.

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Company fined after contractor falls from scaffold

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Beaudecor Ltd has today plead guilty and been fined after a worker fell from scaffolding.

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Safety Alert – Cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351 and used primarily for gases for underwater breathing apparatus

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

There have been several recent catastrophic failures of aluminium cylinders used primarily to contain gases for underwater breathing apparatus and manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351. These cylinders should only be used if they have undergone thorough visual inspection and testing with an eddy-current device by a competent inspector. Failure to conduct such inspection […]

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Cornwall based tree surgeon sentenced after tree felling incident

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A tree surgeon from Cornwall has been sentenced after a tree that was being worked on, fell into a public area and hit a parked car.

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Care home fined after death of resident

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A care home has been prosecuted after a 77-year-old resident slipped down in her specialised wheelchair and died.

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