Health & safety in court

All the latest news from court, including health and safety prosecutions, fines for health and safety breaches and other penalties.

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Waste management company fined after worker suffers burns to body and face

A worker suffered burns to his face and body after the crowbar he was using came into contact with a live electrical conductor. Read More

Companies fined as worker injured at Pirelli factory

Three companies have been fined after a lift truck engineer was seriously injured while working at Pirelli Tyres’ factory in Carlisle. Read More

Company fined as worker falls through roof and fractures back

A company in Manchester has been fined £20,000 after an employee fell through a roof and suffered serious injuries. Read More

Double glazing company boss avoids jail after worker dies

The director of a Croydon-based double glazing company has avoided an immediate spell behind bars following the death of a man. Read More

Company fined after workers exposed to asbestos during hotel demolition

A company director has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos during the demolition of a hotel in Cornwall. Read More

HSE issues MoD (Army) with Crown Censure following death of soldier

The HSE issued the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with a Crown Censure yesterday (8 May) following the death of a soldier yesterday. Read More

Contractor fined after carpenter dies

A carpentry contractor has been fined after a 22-year-old man died after he was struck by construction equipment on a building site. Read More

Recycling company fined £1.2m after worker hit by a wagon

A Yorkshire metals recycling company has been fined £1.2m after a worker was injured after being struck by a wagon at a processing site. Read More

Shipping Services company fined after worker loses finger

A company that provides shipping services, cargo handling and storage has been fined after a worker severed part of his finger while at work. Read More

Company and director fined after workers exposed to asbestos

A company and its director have been sentenced after workers were exposed to asbestos and its potential harmful effects. Read More

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