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Company fined for Respirable Crystalline Silica exposure

Contractor fined after it didn’t provide employees with adequate control measures to prevent exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). 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

Site safety failings put workers at risk

A construction firm has been sentenced after failing to put measures in place to prevent falls from height and to control risks associated with fire. Read More

Fine after worker suffered carbon monoxide poisoning

A construction company has been fined after a worker collapsed and lost consciousness while working at the site of King Asia Foods Ltd, Middle Bank, Sheffield. Read More

Apprentice was overcome by fumes

An alloy wheel refurbishment company has been sentenced after a 16-year-old apprentice worker was overcome by vapours from a chemical used in the stripping and cleaning of alloy wheels. Read More

Verdicts in fall from height case

A company director has received a Community Service Order and two construction companies have been fined, after a worker suffered life changing injuries following a fall from a scaffold tower during the refurbishment of an old pub in Reading. Read More

‘Devastating’ incident left victim traumatised

A wood product manufacturer and a company director, have been fined after a worker was dragged into a rotating drive shaft at their site at Normans Road, Sutton, St Helens. Read More

Topshop death: inquest to focus on barrier maintenance

10-year-old who was fatally injured in a Topshop store will focus on the design, maintenance and fitting of a barrier which fell on him, a court has heard. Read More

Omagh company sentenced after death of employee

A Co Tyrone company has been fined £150,000 for failings which resulted in the death of one of its employees at its premises on Killyclogher Road, Omagh. 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



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