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Waste giant Biffa convicted of exporting unsorted household rubbish including nappies and condoms to China

The rubbish disposal company Biffa Waste Services has been convicted of breaking the law by sending household rubbish to China that was labelled as waste paper – when in fact the packages it ....

Added on: 03/07/2019

Valero Energy UK fined £5 million after four people died in an oil explosion

Valero Energy UK Ltd and B&A Contracts Ltd have been fined after an explosion killed four workers and seriously injured another at an oil refinery in Pembrokeshire in 2011.

Dennis Riley, ....

Added on: 27/06/2019

National Grid fined after worker killed

An electricity and gas utility company has today been fined after a worker was killed on Winslow Road in East Claydon.

Aylesbury Crown Court heard how, on 18 November 2016, Paul Marsden, a su....

Added on: 27/06/2019

Company fined after woman crushed to death by roller shutter door

An electrical company has been fined after a woman was fatally crushed by a roller shutter door.

Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how on 14 August 2016 Heidi Chalkley pressed the b....

Added on: 27/06/2019

Company sentenced after employees exposed to silica dust

A stone masonry company has been sentenced after failing to adequately control employees’ exposure to respirable silica dust, resulting in an employee developing silicosis.

Burnley Magi....

Added on: 27/06/2019

Ferry company fined after worker suffers multiple fractures

Red Funnel Ferries has been fined after a worker fell from the unprotected edge of its Red Falcon ship’s mezzanine car deck.

Southampton Crown Court heard how, on 24 September 2015, a w....

Added on: 27/06/2019

Roofing company fined after worker falls from height

A London based roofing company, McDonald Roofing Contractors Limited, has been fined after a worker fell a distance of nine metres from a flat roof he was working on.

Westminster Magistrates ....

Added on: 27/06/2019

Milling company fined after employee suffers life changing injury to his hand

A milling company has been fined after a worker suffered life changing injuries resulting in loss and partial loss of three fingers in his dominant hand.

Peterborough Magistrates’ Court....

Added on: 27/06/2019

HSE investigation into an offshore gas blast leads to Marathon Oil fine of £1,160,000

Marathon Oil UK LLC (Marathon) has been fined £1,160,000 following an HSE investigation into a high-pressure gas release on its Brae Alpha offshore platform on Boxing Day 2015.


Added on: 30/05/2019

Granite worktop company fined after failing to carry out safety checks

A granite worktop manufacturer has been fined after failing to ensure that lifting equipment was examined and maintained to ensure it was safe to use.

Mold Magistrates’ Court heard how ....

Added on: 30/05/2019