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Bam Nuttall and Four Tees Engineering fined for lead exposure

Bam Nuttall Ltd, a Surrey-based civil engineering firm and Four Tees Engineering Ltd, a fabrication company based in Hampshire have been fined for exposing workers to lead during refurbishment work on the iconic Nab Tower in the Solent. HSE has now warned duty holders to “err on the side of caution when cutting, stripping or […]
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HSE warns employers following Complete Utilities crush death

Gloucester-based contractor Complete Utilities Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £100,000 for safety failings after an employee died from crush injuries sustained at work. HSE has warned other employers, saying that “the terrible incident could have been avoided if the company had provided proper training to staff”. It was heard in court how […]
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Thames Water to pay £361k following worker’s crush death

Thames Water has been ordered to pay more than £361,000 in fines and costs after a worker, who had been employed by the company for more than 30 years, was killed by a reversing excavator at a treatment works in Walthamstow. Following the incident Thames Water Chief Executive Martin Baggs said he was determined to […]
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Site manager and safety consultant jailed after labourer’s death

A company co-owner and a health and safety advisor have been jailed following the death of a labourer in Fulham in December 2010. Thirty-seven-year-old Anghel Milosavlevici was crushed to death while working on a basement excavation in Ellerby Street, Fulham. The excavations were not properly supported and collapsed, crushing and trapping Mr Milosavlevici. The emergency services were […]
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Four sentenced following fatal warehouse roof fall

A developer, scaffolding company, its director and a roofer have been sentenced after a worker fell around seven metres to his death in Staffordshire on 29 December 2010. On sentencing at Stafford Crown Court on 2 December, the fines totalled £120,500, and Director Lee Cotterill was sentenced to three months in prison, suspended for 12 months. […]
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