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HSE to prosecute Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd

Tue, 17 Jul 2018
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd that it will be prosecuted following the explosion at Celsa steelworks, Splott, Cardiff on 18 November 2015. ..... Read more

Yorkshire company fined after worker sustains chemical burns

Mon, 16 Jul 2018
A rubber inflatable boat manufacturing and repair company has today been sentenced after an employee sustained chemical burns while cleaning down a boat using solvents at its factory in Hull. ..... Read more

HSE releases annual agriculture fatality figures

Mon, 16 Jul 2018
The agricultural industry still has the highest rate of fatal injury in Great Britain according to the latest statistics released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Released on the first day of Farm Safety Week, HSE’s annual agricultural fatal injury statistics have revealed that a total of 33 deaths were recorded in the sector between March 2017 and April 2018...... Read more

North West company fined after two workers fall from height

Fri, 13 Jul 2018
A Manchester-based principal contractor has today been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers both fell when working from height. ..... Read more

North West company fined after two workers fall from height

Fri, 13 Jul 2018
A Manchester-based principal contractor has today been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers both fell when working from height. ..... Read more

North Lincolnshire company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thu, 12 Jul 2018
A Scunthorpe-based roofing contractor was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered numerous fractures following a fall through a fragile roof. ..... Read more

South East company fined after worker falls from height

Thu, 12 Jul 2018
A Milton Keynes-based company has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a roof. ..... Read more

Essex construction firm fined over safety failings

Wed, 11 Jul 2018
An Essex-based construction company has been sentenced today after two workers were seen working unsafely on a 12.5m high pitched roof in Cardiff. ..... Read more

Welsh dairy company fined after worker injured

Wed, 11 Jul 2018
A Wrexham-based dairy firm has been fined after a worker was covered in hot caustic and steam resulting in serious injuries. ..... Read more

East Midlands company fined after worker injures hand

Wed, 11 Jul 2018
A Leicester-based packaging manufacturer has today been sentenced after an employee suffered severe injuries to a number of his fingers. ..... Read more

Hertfordshire company fined for dangerous gas installations

Tue, 10 Jul 2018
A Hampshire-based utilities company has today been fined for dangerous gas installations at Royal Veterinary College. ..... Read more

Worker injured after being struck by fencing panels

Mon, 09 Jul 2018
A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site. ..... Read more

Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers

Mon, 09 Jul 2018
Simon Thomerson has been sentenced to 8 months in custody after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that resulted in the death of two brothers. ..... Read more

Two companies fined after worker suffers life-changing head injury

Mon, 09 Jul 2018
Two companies have today been for causing a life-threatening injury to a worker whilst he was working on a flat roof. ..... Read more

Fines for trio following asbestos failures

Mon, 09 Jul 2018
Three directors of a now-liquidated waste management company have been sentenced after a series of “appalling” failures, exposing the public and the environment to asbestos...... Read more

Speciality Gas company fined after employee overcome by fumes

Fri, 06 Jul 2018
A Speciality Gas Company from the Midlands has been fined after an employee was overcome by vapour whilst disposing of redundant gas bottles. ..... Read more

Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Fri, 06 Jul 2018
A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries...... Read more

Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Fri, 06 Jul 2018
A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries...... Read more

Company fined after worker dies following crush injury

Wed, 04 Jul 2018
A textile company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker died from crush injuries. ..... Read more
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