In Court


Fairground ride inspector sentenced

A fairground ride inspector has been fined after he issued a safety certificate for a roller-coaster without ensuring he had a crucial safety report for it. The ride subsequently derailed. Read More

Oil firm fined more than £1m after gas blast

Marathon Oil UK LLC (Marathon) has been fined £1,168,000 following the release of a high-pressure gas on its Brae Alpha offshore platform in 2015. Read More

Cladder fell 10 metres from factory roof

Main contractor Weiser Construction Ltd and Complete Cladding Systems Ltd have been fined a total of £310,000 after a worker suffered life changing injuries. Read More

Self-employed worker killed after fall

A farmer has been fined following a worker’s fatal fall through the fragile roof of a milking shed on the farm. Read More

£500k fine in worker death case

A waste management company has been fined £500k after an employee was killed when he was struck by a reversing JCB loading shovel. Read More

Company fined following printing press injury

A tinplate printing company in Swansea, has been fined after an employee was seriously injured when working on a printing press. Read More

Worker’s thumb amputated after crush incident

An employee of a Devon-based animal feed manufacturer suffered life-changing injuries after his hand was crushed in a pellet press. Read More

Worker broke back in roof fall

An employee was seriously injured after falling through a fragile roof while carrying out building work. Read More

Safety management failures and non-compliance

A joinery company has been fined after two separate incidents that led to workers’ fingers being amputated. Read More

Plastic bale collapse crushed worker

A recycling company has been sentenced after one of their employees was fatally crushed by falling plastic bales. Read More


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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet