electric shock


£2.7million fine after boy was electrocuted

A 13-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries after receiving an electric shock from 25,000-volt overhead line equipment. Read More

Prison sentence following electric shock

A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock. Read More

Driver fortunate not to be hurt when vehicle strikes overhead power lines

The employee of a construction firm was luckily left unhurt after the tipper vehicle he was driving came into contact with overhead power lines (OPLs) during the construction of a waste transfer station. Read More

Electrical flashover results in serious burns – foundry fined

A Nottinghamshire foundry has been fined after two employees were seriously burnt following an electrical flashover. BAS Castings Ltd The Read More

BT fined £600,000 after two workers injured

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined £600,000 after two employees were seriously injured in falls from height. Teesside Crown Court Read More

Bedford company to pay £415k after unsupervised teenage trainee dies

A company which manufactures pumping systems has been sentenced after the death of a 19-year-old trainee design engineer, who died Read More

Natures Way Foods to pay £205k after worker is electrocuted

A fresh produce manufacturing company has been fined £170,000 following the fatality of a 21-year-old sub-contractor, who died after coming Read More

Case highlights the dangers of working near power lines

A Melksham construction company has been prosecuted after a crane operator suffered an electric shock when the equipment he was Read More

Trainee technician unable to work following electric shock

A 22-year-old trainee technician received an electric shock while using unsafe electrical equipment, which led to him needing skin grafts on both hands, Leeds Magistrates heard on 24 January. Read More

Teenager suffers electric shock at skate park

Newport City Council has been successfully prosecuted following an incident in which a teenager had a finger amputated after suffering an electric shock at a skate park. Read More



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