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NATIONAL GRID GAS SENTENCED OVER MISSING RECORDS

NATIONAL GRID GAS SENTENCED OVER MISSING RECORDS

National gas utility company National Grid Gas plc has been fined for failing to ensure its records relating to gas risers in some high-rise multi occupancy building were up to date. Liverpool...
KITCHEN FITTER SENTENCED AFTER ILLEGALLY CARRYING OUT GAS WORK

KITCHEN FITTER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

An unregistered self-employed kitchen fitter has been sentenced after carrying out illegal gas work. Exeter Crown Court heard how Brian Squibb, trading as BKS Kitchens and Bathrooms, was...
FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

A&D Logistics Limited, a national logistics haulier, has been fined after a worker suffered flash burn injuries when there was an explosion as he opened the door of a container. Paisley Sheriff...
CONSULTANT FINED FOR PROVIDING INCOMPETENT ADVICE

CONSULTANT FINED FOR PROVIDING INCOMPETENT ADVICE

A self-employed consultant was fined for breach of legislation for providing health and safety advice on technical and complex matters while not being qualified to advise his clients. Luton Crown...
OIL COMPANY FINED £1.2M AFTER EMPLOYEES SUFFER SERIOUS BURNS

OIL COMPANY FINED £1.2M AFTER EMPLOYEES SUFFER SERIOUS BURNS

Oil refinery company, Phillips 66 Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after two workers in North Lincolnshire suffered life-changing injuries from an uncontrolled release of high pressure and high...
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COMPANY PROSECUTED AFTER EMPLOYEE’S HEAD GETS TRAPPED IN MACHINE

A paper-milling company has been fined after an employee suffered life changing injuries resulting in a nine-hour operation for facial reconstruction. On 16 March 2017, an employee of De La Rue...
PROSECUTION OVER THREATENING OF HSE INSPECTOR

PROSECUTION OVER THREATENING OF HSE INSPECTOR

A senior inspector at Britain’s workplace regulator has stressed that the organisation will not tolerate violence, aggression or abuse of its staff after a man was sentenced for a public order...
POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

South Wales Police has been fined after an employee received an electric shock whilst installing computer data cables. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard that on the 16 October 2015, at...
SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

Chesterfield Special Cylinders Ltd has been fined £700,000 for safety breaches after a 64-year-old worker was fatally wounded by shrapnel ejected from testing equipment. Sheffield Crown...
ENGINEERING FIRM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FINGER AMPUTATION

ENGINEERING FIRM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FINGER AMPUTATION

An electromagnetic brake manufacturing company was sentenced today after a worker suffered serious injuries to her arm and hand when she became entangled in a spindle drilling machine. On 28...

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