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Companies fined after worker fell through roof

P.D.R. Construction Ltd and Metcalfe Roofing & Building Services ltd, fined after a worker fell through a fragile mesh roof whilst carrying out work at height. Read More

Roofing partners fined for height risks

Both partners of a roofing company have been sentenced for unsafe work on a Bowls Club in Salisbury. Read More

Gas dangers revealed at caravan site

Static caravan site Manager sentenced for failing to have gas appliances properly maintained and inspected and for failing to safely store Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders. Read More

Top 5 most read in August 2019

Top 5 most reaf articles in August 2019 includes a £1m fine for Clancy Docwra after a worker was killed, and a six-month imprisonment sentence after an engineer committed fraud. Read More

BP fined £400k after Shetland oil leak

BP Exploration Operating Company Limited has been fined for spilling almost four tonnes of crude oil at the Sullom Voe Terminal, Mossbank, Shetland. Read More

£10k fine following security guard’s serious injury

A groundworks company has been fined after a security guard suffered serious hand injuries. Read More

Firms reminded to remember fall risk from vehicles

A manufacturer of steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures falling from height. Read More

Dacorum Borough Council fined after exposing team of workers to HAVS

Dacorum Borough Council has been fined for exposing seven grounds maintenance workers to Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS), which was caused by excessive use of power tools. Read More

Worker’s leg crushed in welding machine

A manufacturing company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker was severely crushed while fault finding on a mesh welding machine. Read More

Worker’s foot trapped for 45 minutes

An environmental firm and a sub-contractor have been fined after an electrical contractor had his foot trapped in a hydraulic powered compactor known as a Briquetter. Read More



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