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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
West Hill Projects Ltd has been fined more than £95,000 after a worker fell from height...... Read more

Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, a Darlington based roofing company was sentenced today after an employee suffered a fracture to his back requiring surgery. ..... Read more

Company and director sentenced after work left seriously injured

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
A Swindon-based scaffolding company and its director have been sentenced after a worker was left with life-changing injuries. ..... Read more

Road haulage company fined after worker killed

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
An Essex-based road haulage firm has been fined after an employee was crushed between two articulated vehicles and subsequently died from his injuries. ..... Read more

Company fined after employee suffers serious burn injuries

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
A liquified petroleum gas (LPG) service provider has been fined after a worker suffered serious burn injuries when an LPG vessel ignited. ..... Read more

Kitchen-fitting company fined after worker injured

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
A kitchen-fitting firm has been fined after an employee’s fingers were severed whilst using an unguarded circular saw...... Read more

Council fined after worker diagnosed with HAVS

Tue, 03 Oct 2017
Wrexham County Borough Council has been fined after a 57-year old man was diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). ..... Read more

HSE launches second phase of construction inspection campaign

Mon, 02 Oct 2017
Construction projects across Britain are being urged to act now to ensure the health and safety of their workers is protected as the second phase of a targeted inspection initiative gets underway today. ..... Read more

Company fined after worker seriously injured

Mon, 02 Oct 2017
A North-West specialist sheet metal fabrication company has been fined after an employee was left seriously injured when metal sheets fell onto his leg. ..... Read more

Waste processing company and director fined after worker’s death

Fri, 29 Sep 2017
A North West based waste processing company, and its managing director, have been fined after a worker was crushed to death. ..... Read more

Company and directors fined after multiple safety failings

Thu, 28 Sep 2017
A recycling company and its two directors have been prosecuted after multiple safety failings. ..... Read more

Pembrokeshire businesses benefit from PEEP

Thu, 28 Sep 2017
Pembrokeshire healthcare businesses enjoyed a free training session to help them understand and manage workplace health, safety and wellbeing for workers. ..... Read more

Bridgend businesses benefit from BEEP

Thu, 28 Sep 2017
Local businesses enjoyed a free business forum to help them understand and manage workplace health, safety and wellbeing for workers. ..... Read more

Construction company and project manager fined after multiple safety failings

Thu, 28 Sep 2017
A London-based construction company and project manager have been fined for repeatedly failing to manage and control multiple risks. ..... Read more

Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
A Preston based company has been fined after 59-year old Kevin Hebblethwaite suffered serious hand injuries in a machinery incident. ..... Read more

Company fined after chemical explosion

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
An oil storage company has been fined after contractors cut into a sealed pipe causing a tank to explode. ..... Read more

Waste and recycling industry being told to clean up by regulator

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Companies and people working in the waste and recycling industry are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk or face serious penalties. ..... Read more

Waste removal contractor fined after asbestos concerns

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
A waste removal contractor from Bridgend has been sentenced after undertaking asbestos removal work at two locations without being licensed to do so. ..... Read more

Scaffold Inspectors prosecuted after worker falls from height

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Two scaffold Inspectors have been prosecuted after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building, resulting in serious injuries. ..... Read more
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