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Asbestos removal company and managers sentenced after forging documents

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
An asbestos removal company, and two of its managers, have today been prosecuted after forging documents in order to obtain an asbestos licence from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). ..... Read more

Surveyor fined after failing to detect asbestos

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
A specialist asbestos company has been fined after failing to detect asbestos at a demolition site. ..... Read more

Contractor fined after a series of failures to carry out work safely and provide adequate welfare facilities

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A contractor carrying out refurbishment and basement extension work was prosecuted after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) identified a series of serious safety breaches during inspections. ..... Read more

Contractor fined after a series of failures to carry out work safely and provide adequate welfare facilities

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A contractor carrying out refurbishment and basement extension work was prosecuted after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) identified a series of serious safety breaches during inspections. ..... Read more

Building contractor jailed after house collapse in Brighton

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A building contractor has been sentenced following an incident in February 2015 in which a house in Brighton partially collapsed. ..... Read more

Building contractor jailed after house collapse in Brighton

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A building contractor has been sentenced following an incident in February 2015 in which a house in Brighton partially collapsed. ..... Read more

Company fined after worker falls from ladder

Tue, 10 Apr 2018
Safestyle UK was sentenced today after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining a fracture to his lower leg. ..... Read more

Company fined after workers suffer serious burns

Thu, 05 Apr 2018
A Nottinghamshire foundry has been sentenced after two employees suffered serious burns from an electrical flashover. ..... Read more

Construction company worker suffers life threatening injuries

Wed, 04 Apr 2018
A construction company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered life threatening injuries. ..... Read more

Housing association fined after exposing employees to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Thu, 29 Mar 2018
A community housing association has today been sentenced after it failed to effectively manage its employees’ exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a prolonged period of time...... Read more

Agency worker crushed while unloading a vehicle

Thu, 29 Mar 2018
A logistics company has today been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries while unloading a vehicle from a visiting delivery lorry. ..... Read more

Egg Producer and Joinery Contractor fined after worker falls from roof

Wed, 28 Mar 2018
A Preston egg production company and a joinery sub-contractor were today fined after a worker fell through a roof. ..... Read more

Essex engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work

Tue, 27 Mar 2018
A worker has been sentenced after breaching a prohibition notice for gas work and for leaving gas appliances in a dangerous state. ..... Read more

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust fined after deaths of two patients

Mon, 26 Mar 2018
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £2m after a series of management failings led to the deaths of two vulnerable patients at different facilities owned by the Trust...... Read more

Company fined after apprentice suffers fractured skull at commercial vehicle maintenance company

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
A Birmingham based motor vehicle company has been fined after an apprentice suffered head injuries whilst undertaking maintenance work on a commercial vehicle. ..... Read more

Company fined after multiple safety failings

Thu, 22 Mar 2018
Quainton Logistics & Storage Ltd has today been fined after both putting workers at risk and allowing conditions on site to fall well below the expected standard. ..... Read more

Company fined after worker injured

Wed, 21 Mar 2018
A manufacturer of agricultural equipment has been fined after a worker suffered two broken legs when a stack of metal sheets fell onto his ankles. ..... Read more

Company fined after workers develop Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Wed, 21 Mar 2018
Design and Supply Limited has today been fined after a worker was exposed to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). ..... Read more

Worker sentenced for unregistered gas work

Wed, 21 Mar 2018
Mr Cody Stevens, an unregistered gas fitter operating as a director of Master Plumbing Contractors Limited, has today been fined for carrying out gas work without being registered with Gas Safe Register. ..... Read more
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