January 12, 2021

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Top 10 health & safety prosecutions of 2020

2020 saw some huge fines for the likes of Leadec Limited, who were fined £2m, Tesco, Phillips 66 Ltd and Costain.

Watch a summary of SHP’s most-read fines and prosecution stories:

For more details on the stories featured in this video…

  1. Oak Furnitureland parent company fined £398,000 for serious health and safety breaches.
  2. Viridor fined £400k after vehicle crushes worker.
  3. G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Limited fined £525,000 after worker suffers brain injury.
  4. T M Telford Dairy Ltd fined £600,000 after two employees suffer serious injuries.
  5. Tesco fined £733,333.33 for ‘slippery floor’ after pensioner broke his hip.
  6. Doyle Shipping Group fined €850,000 following employee fatality.
  7. Modus Workspace Limited fined £1.1m after ladder fall.
  8. Phillips 66 Ltd fined £1.2m after workers suffer multiple burns.
  9. Costain fined £1.2m after MEWP collapse.
  10. Leadec Limited fined £2m after fatal incident at manufacturing site.

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