Common Workplace Hazards


Fine after worker is covered in chemicals

An Essex based chemical company has been sentenced after an employee was injured when a storage tank failed. Read More

£120k fine following severed finger incident at toilet roll firm

A 22-year-old man had part of his finger severed whilst working at a toilet roll manufacturing company in Blackburn. Read More

Council will be prosecuted over pupil’s death

The HSE has informed Bridgend County Borough Council that it will be prosecuted following the death of a pupil at a Welsh school. Read More

Worker died after fall from roof

A company has been fined after an employee died after falling through a skylight. Read More

£8k fine after worker loses leg

An engineering company has been fined after a worker lost his leg from the knee down after being hit by a forklift truck. Read More

£1m fine for health and safety breaches at Poundstretcher

Breaches to health and safety legislation at three Poundstretcher stores has resulted in the retail chain being hit with a large fine. Read More

HSE: Food manufacturing sector health and safety ‘needs to improve’

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties. Read More

Company loses transport licence following corporate manslaughter conviction

A Walmersley-based company has had its transport licence revoked after it was convicted of corporate manslaughter and associated offences earlier this year. Read More

£85k fine after worker is electrocuted

A North West farmer has been fined after a man was electrocuted when the arm of a loader crane (HIAB) hit overhead power lines. Read More

£666k fine for recycling company after worker suffers head injuries

A Maidstone based recycling company has been fined after a 34-year old worker suffered life threatening head injuries. Read More



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