Editor, Safety & Health Practitioner

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Ian joined Informa (formerly UBM) in 2018 as the Editor of SHP. Ian studied journalism at university before spending seven years in online fantasy gaming. Prior to moving to Informa, Ian worked in business to business trade print media, in the automotive sector. He was Online Editor and then moved on to be the Editor of two publications aimed at independent automotive technicians and parts distributors.
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.

Click here for the latest fines and prosecution stories.

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