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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Recycling company fined after workers exposed to wood dust

A wood recycling company has been fined after the long-term health of workers was put in danger due to excessive exposure to the dust their work created. Read More

Legal Lens – Health and Safety lessons to be learnt from Ward Recycling Limited’s prosecution

This month, Fieldfisher’s Health & Safety team consider the successful conviction of Ward Recycling Limited. Read More

Farmer given suspended jail sentence after man killed by cattle

A West Yorkshire farmer has been fined after his cattle trampled a man to death and left his wife paralysed. Read More

Motorsport engineering firm fined for failing to ensure the health, safety and welfare of its employees

A motorsport engineering firm based in Kent has been fined after Britain’s workplace regulator identified numerous health and safety breaches. Read More

Farming partnership fined after man crushed by hay bales

A farming partnership in Surrey has been fined £36,000 after a man was seriously injured. Read More

Individuals and company sentenced after mother catapulted from fairground ride

Three individuals and a company have been sentenced after a mother-of-eight was catapulted from a fairground ride in Hillingdon, London. Read More

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



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