Health & Safety In Court

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

At a glance – video round-up of the 10 biggest health and safety prosecutions of 2019.


Illegal gas fitter jailed

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after working on gas appliances while unregistered. Read More

Council fined £8k after golf course crash

West Dunbartonshire Council has been fined following an incident at a golf course which left two workers with severe injuries. Read More

Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman’s death

The operator of a fishing vessel which lost a crewman overboard has admitted health and safety offences. Read More

Two companies fined after worker dies in Camden explosion

Materials Movement Ltd and P J Labour Services Ltd have been fined after a worker was killed in an explosion at a demolition site. Read More

£20k fine for waste firm

A waste management and packing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a falling bale of compacted wastepaper. Read More

Tyre company director sentenced for fire safety failings

The director of a scrap tyre yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence for a series of fire safety offences after an emergency fire door was nailed shut in a building where workers were living. Read More

Top 5 most-read in January 2020

The most read articles in January 2020 includes a vehicle repair company worker killed on his first day, a teacher run over by delivery man. Read More

Suspended sentence for asbestos offences

An employer has been sentenced for failing to reduce exposure and spread of asbestos when demolishing a large pig shed. Read More

Contractor fined for student block fire safety failings

The main contractor was among three firms ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in Leeds. Read More

£100k fine for Flybe after worker falls into lift shaft

Flybe Ltd has been fined following an investigation into an incident in which a worker fell into a lift shaft at Exeter Airport. Read More



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