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CARLSBERG FINED £3M FOLLOWING 2016 AMMONIA GAS LEAK

CARLSBERG FINED £3M FOLLOWING 2016 AMMONIA GAS LEAK

Carlsberg has been fined £3m after a contractor died and another was seriously injured following an ammonia gas leak at one of its breweries. The incident happened at Carlsberg’s site...
SOFT FURNISHINGS COMPANY PROSECUTED

SOFT FURNISHINGS COMPANY PROSECUTED

A north-west company that manufactures soft furnishings has been fined after an employee sustained serious hand injuries while working on an automatic duvet rolling machine. Manchester...
HSE ISSUES MOD WITH CROWN CENSURE

HSE ISSUES MOD WITH CROWN CENSURE

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee was shot during a training exercise. In January 2019 an employee of...
FRAUDULENT GAS INSTALLER PROSECUTED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

FRAUDULENT GAS INSTALLER PROSECUTED

A gas installer has been fined after repeatedly carrying out gas work whilst falsely claiming to be gas safe registered. Cardiff Crown Court heard how, between September 2016 and March 2018,...
OIL COMPANY FINED FOLLOWING LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS LEAK

ESSO FINED FOLLOWING LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS LEAK

The operator of the UK’s largest oil refinery has been fined for health and safety breaches after a leak of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) was discovered by a worker cycling home at the end of...
FARM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE CRUSHED DURING DEMOLITION PROJECT

FARM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE CRUSHED DURING DEMOLITION PROJECT

Farming partnership, J & D Foster Farms LLP, has been fined following an incident on its farm where a 21-year-old employee was killed whilst dismantling a redundant piece of farming equipment. ...
COMPANY PROSECUTED AFTER EMPLOYEE FATALLY INJURED

COMPANY PROSECUTED AFTER EMPLOYEE FATALLY INJURED

Hereford Galvanizers Limited, a company that undertakes hot dip galvanizing for the corrosion protection of steelwork, has been fined after an employee was fatally injured. Kidderminster...
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED FOR EMPLOYEE ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED FOR EMPLOYEE ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

MS Properties (Northern) Ltd have been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos on 22 March 2019 after removing false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion at 309-315...
CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM HEIGHT

CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM SCAFFOLDING

A shopfitting company has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures after falling 15ft from scaffolding. Manchester Magistrates Court heard how on the 24 October 2019, an employee...
TWO COMPANIES FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE CRUSHED BY MACHINERY

TWO COMPANIES FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE CRUSHED BY MACHINERY

An employee of Fire Protection Group (FPG) was working at Chivas Brothers Limited (CBL) premises when he was crushed and trapped in a Kardex Remstar Shuttle XP500 machine. Dumbarton Sheriff Court...

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