health and safety fines


Unlicensed acupuncturist sentenced to 26-weeks imprisonment

An unlicensed acupuncturist has been found guilty of causing serious injury to an 86-year-old pensioner. Read More

Tesco fined for ‘slippery floor’ after pensioner broke his hip

Supermarket giant Tesco has been fined £733,333.33 at Luton Magistrates' following an incident in which a 91-year-old pensioner slipped at its Hemel Hempstead store and broke his hip. The case was brought following an investigation by Environmental Health Officers at Dacroum Borough Council. Read More

Staircase manufacturer reminded of safe lifting after worker loses leg

Leyton Group Construction Ltd, a manufacture staircases, fined following an incident where a worker became trapped at a site on Fenchurch Avenue in London. Read More

Freight container fell on worker causing serious injury

A fine of £82,000 has been imposed on Airworld Airlines Ltd after a freight container weighing nearly 700kg fell on a worker at a warehouse in Hounslow. Read More

€300k fine after fatal pipeline explosion

Balfour Beatty CLG Limited has been fined €300,000 at Nenagh Circuit Court for breaching health and safety legislation. Read More

Health & safety fines: missing the human element?

Alarming news pieces highlighting increased health & safety fines and business failings is nothing out of the ordinary. Are we becoming Read More



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