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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 10, 2022

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Top 10 health & safety prosecutions of 2021

2021 saw some huge fines for the likes of Vue Entertainment, Drayton Manor, British Airways and NHS Trust, a £4m fine for National Grid and a £6.5m fine following the death of an 11-year-old boy at a freight terminal.

Watch a summary of SHP’s most-read fines and prosecution stories. For more details on the stories featured in this video…

For more details on the stories featured in this video…

10. Contractor prosecuted after COVID spot check reveals multiple breaches
9. Network Rail fined nearly £700,000 after serious fire accident
8. Vue Entertainment Ltd fined £750,000 following man’s death
7. £910,000 fine after worker fatally injured
6. Drayton Manor death: £1m fine for safety failings which led to schoolgirl death
5. £1.5m fine for NHS Trust following failures to manage environmental risks
4. £1.5 million fine for Tyne Wear Metro operator after death of employee
3. £1.8m fine for British Airways PLC after employee sustained serious crush injuries
2. National Grid fined £4m over missing gas network records
1. £6.5 million fine after death of 11-year-old boy at freight terminal

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