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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...
NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will not be tolerated, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has warned, as he announced that the government is committed to delivering the...
COMPANY FINED AFTER VEHICLE STRUCK AN OVERHEAD POWER CABLE

COMPANY FINED AFTER VEHICLE STRUCK AN OVERHEAD POWER CABLE

Fairhurst Stone Merchants Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a vehicle made contact with an uninsulated overhead electric power line. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that on 25...
CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

A Carlisle auto-salvage company was fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle.   Carlisle Crown...
COLLEGEST ANDREWS COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

St Andrew’s Tutorial Services Ltd has been fined after a teacher sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a delivery van. Cambridge Crown Court heard that on 26 February 2016, the...
ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

A roofing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder whilst transporting a bucket full of broken tiles. Folkestone Magistrates’ Court...
Company fined after employee suffered degloving injury

COMPANY FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE SUFFERED DEGLOVING INJURY

A manufacturer of swimming pool covers has been fined after a worker suffered a degloving injury when his hand got caught between two power driven rollers of an extruder machine.   Brighton...
MANUFACTURER FINED AFTER WORKER INJURED

MANUFACTURER FINED AFTER WORKER INJURED

Nichol McKay Limited, manufacturer of engineering products and components, has been fined after a profile shed supervisor was struck by a bucket and its contents. Ayr Sheriff Court heard that, on 4...
Council Fined £1.4m After Child Suffers Life-changing Head Injury

COUNCIL FINED £1.4M AFTER CHILD SUFFERS LIFE-CHANGING INJURY

Hampshire County Council has been fined after a six-year-old girl playing on an unsecured street bollard suffered a life-changing head injury. Bournemouth Crown Court heard how, on 28 December...

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