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Business owner convicted after ignoring notices

A mechanic and landlord based in Kent has been sentenced after refusing to comply with enforcement notices issued by the HSE and Kent Fire and Rescue Service to protect workers and tenants from injury. Read More

Atomic Weapons Establishment to face prosecution

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified AWE plc that it will be prosecuted under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974). Read More

£2m fine after fatal incident at manufacturing site

'It is not good enough for companies to assume they are doing all they can to control the risk just because there have been no previous incidents,' says HSE, after a specialist industrial services company worker suffered a fatal injury. Read More

£30,000 fine after two safety breaches in a month

A firm has been fined £30,000 for breaching health and safety legislation after an employee injured his hand, a month after he had escaped unscathed in a similar incident which was not acted upon. Read More

HSE issues MoD with Crown Censure following death of military diver

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the HSE after a military diver died during training. Read More

Worker’s hand amputated in bagel machine

A bakery has been fined after an employee amputated his right hand on a bagel production line. Read More

£120k fine for manufacturer after employee fatally crushed

A manufacturer of adhesive tape has been fined after a worker was fatally injured while operating a rewind slitting machine. Read More

Three construction firms hit with fines totalling £256k after worker dies during demolition project

A trio of construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Read More

£20K fine after worker suffers serious back injury in ‘avoidable’ crush incident

A powder coating company has been fined after a worker in a factory suffered shattered lumbar vertebrae and had to be kept in a lying down position on his back for two weeks in hospital. Read More

£200k fine for maritime firm after employee fractures foot

A maritime freight and logistics company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple bone fractures to his foot when a forklift truck was driven over it. Read More


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