In court


£500k fine in worker death case

A waste management company has been fined £500k after an employee was killed when he was struck by a reversing JCB loading shovel. Read More

Company fined following printing press injury

A tinplate printing company in Swansea, has been fined after an employee was seriously injured when working on a printing press. Read More

Worker broke back in roof fall

An employee was seriously injured after falling through a fragile roof while carrying out building work. Read More

Safety management failures and non-compliance

A joinery company has been fined after two separate incidents that led to workers’ fingers being amputated. Read More

Plastic bale collapse crushed worker

A recycling company has been sentenced after one of their employees was fatally crushed by falling plastic bales. Read More

Cheshunt care home fire: £175k fine for serious breaches

A fire at a care home which left two people dead – with a further 33 having to be rescued from the collapsing building – was found to be caused by an electrical fault that spread to the roof. The company running the home has been fined £175,000 for five fire safety breaches. Read More

Top 5 most read in April 2019

Watch: the most read fines and prosecutions articles on SHP in April 2019, which features Priory Healthcare fined after the death of a 14-year-old patient. Read More

NHS Trust failed to control ‘lethal’ asbestos exposure risk

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment work undertaken in an accommodation block at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital exposed Trust employees and contractors to asbestos. Read More

Pensioner’s death ‘could have been avoided’

A company which ran a South London care home has been fined more than £100,000 for breaching fire safety regulations after a pensioner died in their care. Read More

Greater London Authority fine: Family traumatised after wall collapsed on father

The land and property arm of the Greater London Authority has been fined for serious safety management failings after an advertising hoarding collapsed onto a man in front of his wife and two children. Read More



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