Health & Safety In Court

Latest court stories, prosecutions, fines and other penalties

Kier fined £600k after worker suffers life-changing injuries when hit by concrete block

Kier Infrastructure has been fined £600,000 after a seven-tonne concrete block fell on an agency worker on a rail bridge site in Cardiff. Read More

Dangerous building site leads to sentencing

A contractor, client and director have been convicted after conditions at a building site were found to be dangerous. Read More

Chemical burns due to numerous failures

A company that manufactures and repairs rubber inflatable boats has been sentenced after an employee sustained chemical burns while cleaning down a boat using solvents. Read More

Competence failures led to two workers falling from height

A Manchester-based principal contractor has been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers both fell when working from height. Read More

Worker suffered numerous fractures in fall

A roofing contractor has been fined £53k after a worker suffered numerous fractures following a fall through a fragile roof. Read More

Inspector witnesses unsafe work at height

Two workers were seen working unsafely on a 12.5m high pitched roof of a Homebase store in Llanishen by an HSE inspector. Read More

Worker’s hand severely injured by blade

A packaging manufacturer has been fined £50k after a worker suffered severe injuries to several of his fingers. Read More

Brothers died in ‘horrific circumstances’

A director has been jailed for eight months after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that led to the death of two brothers. Read More

Worker suffers ‘significant injuries’ after warning of past accidents ignored

A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site. Read More

Unidentified risk led to worker’s death

A textile company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker died from crush injuries. Read More

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