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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Director jailed for failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure

A company director has been jailed for eight months after failing to protect workers from exposure to asbestos at a student development project in Winchester. Read More

Company fined after worker fractures skull

A solar panel installation company has been fined after a worker fell and sustained life-changing injuries. Read More

Metal processing firm fined after man suffers life changing injuries

A metal processing company has been fined £12,000 after an employee sustained life changing injuries at a premises in Oldbury, West Midlands. Read More

Engineering firm fined following worker’s death

An engineering and services company has been fined following the death of a worker. Read More

Investigation launched after Gogglebox star George Gilbey dies from fall from height

George Gilbey, a self-employed electrician who appeared on Channel 4’s Gogglebox TV show, died after falling from height at work. Read More

Bakery company fined £400k after employee has left leg amputated

A food manufacturing company on the Wirral has been fined £400,000 after one of its employees had to have her leg amputated. Read More

Company fined after employee crushed to death

A company in Hertfordshire has been fined after an employee was crushed to death. Read More

Health board fined following death of patients

Lothian Health Board has been fined £220,000 for safety breaches, following the death of two vulnerable patients. Read More

Company fined as worker suffers serious burns

A company has been fined after a worker sustained serious burns to their body. Read More

Pork pie maker fined £800k after two workers lose fingers

A company that specialises in making pork pies has been fined £800,000 after two young workers lost fingers in incidents at two different Nottingham bakeries. Read More



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