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Worker injured from safety failings at concrete manufacturers

A company manufacturing precast concrete panels was fined after a worker was injured while loading freestanding concrete units onto a vehicle. Nottingham Magistrates’ Court heard how on 8th August 2....

Added on: 25/12/2015

Companies sentenced over death of scaffolder

Two companies have been fined a total of £1.3million following the death of a scaffolder who was just weeks away from his wedding day. The court was told John Altoft, 29, from Scunthorpe was killed w....

Added on: 25/12/2015

Total E&P UK Ltd received record fine following largest ever North Sea gas release

Oil and gas production company Total E&P UK Ltd has been fined a record £1.125 million at the Sheriff Court in Aberdeen after it admitted failures that led to largest release of gas on record fro....

Added on: 25/12/2015

Influential leaders shape Great Britain’s future health and safety strategy

Leading industry figures and other key influencers are being urged to have a say in shaping the future strategy for Great Britain’s health and safety system. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to....

Added on: 18/12/2015

Hospital Trust held accountable for the deaths of four patients

Four patients lost their lives because a lack of safety procedures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust resulted in careless and unnecessary failings. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) invest....

Added on: 18/12/2015

Council road sweeper kills biker

Sevenoaks District Council pleaded guilty to safety failings after a member of the public was killed when he collided with a road sweeper. On 13 September 2010, a council road sweeper lorry was cleani....

Added on: 18/12/2015

Two companies fined after death of wind turbine technician

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox wit....

Added on: 18/12/2015

Three companies fined after worker lost his life

Three companies have been fined for safety failings after a concrete panel fell from a lorry and killed a worker. Derby Crown Court heard how on 11 January 2011 Mr Travis Hale, 45, was employed as a d....

Added on: 18/12/2015

Care provider prosecuted after disabled man died from severe scalding

Ark Housing Association Limited has been prosecuted after a 60-year-old man suffered severe scalding after being lowered into a bath of hot water and later died. Joseph Hobbin who suffered from both c....

Added on: 11/12/2015

National Grid fined £2million over failings related to death of schoolboy

One of the UK’s biggest gas distributers was sentenced today after admitting safety failings in relation to the death of a young boy. On 24 April 2014, 11-year-old Robbie Williamson and two frie....

Added on: 11/12/2015