Health & Safety In Court

Latest court stories, prosecutions, fines and other penalties

Tesco failures left employee with chemical burns

Tesco has been ordered to pay more than £125,000 for health and safety breaches after an employee suffered chemical burns. […] Read More

Farming firm fined after ladder fall

A number of safety failings were uncovered during an HSE investigation, following an incident in which a worker fell from […] Read More

Working at height without fall protection

Reading Crown Court has heard how an HSE inspector found two workers on a roof with no form of fall […] Read More

Fine after worker’s arm was pulled into unguarded machine

An agricultural engineering company has been fined £12,000 for serious safety failings after a worker was injured at its premises […] Read More

Unregistered gas fitter escapes immediate custodial sentence because of personal circumstances

An unregistered gas fitter was handed a 26-month suspended sentence for carrying out gas work after his Gas Safe Registration […] Read More

£20k fine for safety and welfare failings

A construction firm has been fined after failing to safeguard the public and workers from an unsafe excavation and lifting […] Read More

Worker loses top of finger

A building supplies company has been fined after a worker was injured when his glove got entangled with the moving […] Read More

Center Parcs fined for safety failings after eight-year-old girl fell from tree

Holiday company Center Parcs has been fined £250,000 for failing to ensure the safety of tree-climbers at its Woburn Forest […] Read More

Fine after dangerous asbestos removal at primary school

A construction company has been fined after it carried out unsafe and unlicensed asbestos removal during refurbishment works in a […] Read More

Director and firm sentenced for unsafe gas works

A Chelmsford based company and director have been fined after carrying out gas work at a domestic property in Mount […] Read More

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