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Company and director prosecuted after 15-year-old boy suffers serious burn injuries

A metal recycling firm and its director have been sentenced after a 15-year-old employee of the company suffered serious burns following an explosion and flash fire. Read More

Holiday Inn Express fined for health and safety breach

The Holiday Inn Express in Dunstable, Bedfordshire has been fined following a serious health and safety breach. Read More

Company fined after employee sustains serious burn injuries

A company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries following an explosion at its factory. Read More

Asbestos firm fined following fatal gas explosion

An asbestos removal contractor has been fined after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion. Read More

Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service accepts Crown Censure after prison officers sustain serious burns in training exercise

Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the HSE after nine prison officers suffered burns in a training exercise. An investigation found that HMPPS failed to report the injuries to HSE until four months after the incident. Read More

Confined space failures led to fitter suffering fatal burns

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been sentenced after a fitter suffered fatal burns when his clothing was ignited by sparks. HSE found that the company’s risk assessment and permit to work procedures had been inadequate and there were no site-specific procedures in place. Read More

Serious injection moulding burns get company £150k fine

An injection moulding company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries whilst trying to free a machine blockage. Read More

Child scalded by soup kettle at wedding leads to hotel fine

Hotel company Here For You Hospitality has been fined after a child suffered severe burns at a wedding reception. Read More

Horrific injuries due to DSEAR failures

A company specialising in spray foam insulation services has been fined after an inexperienced worker suffered severe burns while attempting Read More

Amey fined after worker “set on fire”

Gloucester Crown Court has heard how a 61-year-old worker suffered life changing injuries after coming into contact with a live underground cable. Read More



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