Bernard Matthews fined after health and safety breaches left worker paralysed

Bernard Matthew’s Food Ltd has been fined £400,000 following two separate incidents where employees were seriously injured. Read More

£200,000 fine for Essex gas firm after worker is struck by falling pipe

An Essex gas infrastructure firm has be fined £200,000 after a worker suffered life changing injuries when he was struck Read More

£60,000 compensation for paralysed worker in “exceptional case”

A construction company has been sentenced for safety failings after a 55-year-old Armenian national fell through a skylight roof suffering Read More

NHS Trust fined after mental health patient jumps from roof

HSE has said that organisations must not ignore warning signs of uncontrolled risk following the prosecution of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Read More

£400,000 in fines following instructor’s zip wire paralysis

Two companies have been fined £200,000 each after a 21-year-old instructor was paralysed from the waist down on a zip wire ride at Bodyflight in Milton Earnest, Bedfordshire in 2011, after the wire's braking system was not reset. Read More

Worker left paralysed from the neck down after fall, court hears

The Health and Safety Executive has said how easily a fall could have been avoided after a 34-year-old fell from the top of a gritter, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. Read More

Firm to pay £126,000 after worker paralysed

A construction firm has been fined over £126,000 in fines and costs after a worker was left paralysed from the waist down. Read More

Bricklayer paralysed for life following “catalogue of errors”

A Lincoln builder has been handed a four-month suspended prison sentence after a self-employed bricklayer broke his back in two places after falling three metres from faulty scaffolding, leaving him wheelchair bound. Read More

£170,000 in fines and costs after roofer is paralysed

A 50-year-old roofer from Skelmersdale, has been left with virtually no movement below his neck and will need to use a wheelchair for the rest of his life, after falling from a ladder in Southport while carrying a bag of building materials. Read More

Motorcyclist left paralysed after collision with traffic signs

A road maintenance firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a motorcyclist was left paralysed following a collision with traffic signs. Read More

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