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£1.5 million fine for Tyne Wear Metro operator after death of employee

Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5 million after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974., for failing to ensure the safety of staff. Read More

HSE warns of electrical safety dangers in farms when reacting to manslaughter case in Warwickshire

The HSE has warned against the severe dangers of inadequate electrical safety systems in farm buildings following a recently concluded prosecution at Warwick Crown Court. Read More

Network Rail fined £135k following electrocution

Network Rail has been fined for a safety breach after a 13-year-old boy was left with serious injuries following an electric shock. Read More

Driver killed by overhead power line strike

The partners of a Suffolk based farm have been sentenced after a haulage contractor was electrocuted to death when his vehicle struck an overhead power line. Read More

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission fined £133k

Electricity company Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission has been fined £133,000 after a 26-year-old worker was electrocuted on a power line. Read More

UK Power Networks fined £1m after runner electrocuted

A company which maintains the power distribution supplies to London, the South East and East of England has been fined Read More

£380,000 fine after worker fatally electrocuted

Two companies have been fined £380,000 after a worker was fatally electrocuted during work on a data centre in Middlesex. Read More

Jail for men found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence

Truro Crown Court has sentenced a farmer and his employee to four years in jail, over the death of a Read More



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