Prosecutions

Prison sentence after dangerous boiler work

The importance of checking that gas engineers are Gas Safe registered has been highlighted again by a case in which […] Read More

Death of construction worker would have been avoidable if firm had planned work

A court has heard how a worker was struck by a concrete drainage cover as he stood in an excavation […] Read More

£1.8m fine after lone worker drowns in “accident waiting to happen”

South West Water have been fined £1.8 million following the death of lone worker, Robert Geach, who drowned in a filtration tank. […] Read More

BAM Construction Limited fined after man suffers life changing injuries

BAM Construction Limited and Shoreland Projects Limited have been fined after a man suffered multiple life changing injuries including severe […] Read More

Oil company fined £1.65m after Ellesmere Port explosion

Essar Oil UK Ltd has been fined £1.65m following an explosion, which caused more than £20m in damage, at its Stanlow refinery […] Read More

Aer Lingus fined €250k over Dublin Airport death

Aer Lingus has been fined €250,000 for health and safety failings following the death of 55-year-old John Murray, a cargo […] Read More

Companies in court following unsafe asbestos work

Two companies have been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead, Surrey. Staines Magistrates’ […] Read More

Court hears how worker fell nine metres through roof

Two roofing companies have been fined after a worker fell nine metres through a skylight onto concrete flooring below. The […] Read More

Coldmac case highlights importance of safety checking equipment

Coldmac Limited has been fined after one of its workers suffered life changing injuries to his hand which required surgical […] Read More

Laing O’Rourke fined £800k after Heathrow Airport death

Construction firm Laing O’Rourke, has been sentenced following the death of Philip Griffiths at Heathrow Airport in October 2014. Southwark Crown […] Read More

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