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April 15, 2019

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Top 5 highest fines in March 2019

The most-read health and safety prosecution and fine stories on SHP in March 2019.

The highest fines for March 2019 includes companies such as Renault and fines of £2.7m, after a 13-year-old boy was electrocuted, and £1.8m, following a ladder fall.

For more on each information on each featured story: 

£2.7m fine after boy electrocuted in railway yard.

Renault safety breach: Workers exposed to dangerous equipment.

M & D’s Theme Park fined £65,000 for poor maintenance that led to ‘catastrophic failure’.

Fall from height results in £1.8m fine for manufacturing firm.

£34k fine after worker fell from ladder.

You can watch top 5 prosecutions in February 2019 video here or catch up on the top 5 prosecutions in January 2019.

For more in court stories, click here.

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