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Company and director sentenced after employee fractures neck in fall from height

The HSE’s investigation found the tower scaffold had not been erected correctly, with no hand or mid-rail in place to prevent falls from height and staff had not been given training in how to properly erect the scaffold. Read More

1.3 ton piece of metal crushed worker

Employee was working with his son, dismantling a 3-core reactor vessel, when an unsupported metal section weighing approximately 1.3 ton fell and fatally crushed him between the fallen cylinder and a shipping container. Read More

Builder fined after 17-year-old employee suffered life-changing injuries

Employee suffered life-changing hand injuries whilst operating a handheld circular saw. Read More

£113k fine after worker fell from dangerous MEWP

A luxury bedroom furniture company has been fined £113,000 after an employee fell more than 2m from a makeshift mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) that had already been deemed 'unacceptable' in a safety audit report from 2006. Read More

£80k fine following gas explosion

A contractor has been fined after a gas explosion at a domestic property in Lesmahagow. Read More

Workers exposed to asbestos during works

The principal contractor and site manager of a construction site in Derby city centre have been sentenced after workers were Read More

Sentence for falsified diving medical certificate

A man has been sentenced after supplying falsified diving medical certificates to a diving company in 2016. Read More

£60k fine in worker crush case

A specialist electric engineering contractor has been fined after an employee suffered serious crush injuries. Read More

Recycling firm receives more than £100k in fines after ‘haphazard approach’ to business risk

Multiple failures at a recycling firm have resulted in fines after Monoworld Recycling breached numerous regulations.Read More

Food manufacturer fined £100k for fall from height

Food manufacturing firm has been fined after a worker fell 6m from the back of a fork lift truck. Read More

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