prosecution


Fine reduced in worker fall case

Lanes Group PLC had been fined £500,000 at Westminster Magistrates Court on 17 July, but following an appeal, the eventual fine has been adjusted to £400k. Read More

£50k fine after multiple failings led to severe hand injury

Masher Brothers Limited has been sentenced after a trainee worker suffered life-changing injuries when his hand was caught in a rip saw. Read More

Employee killed by falling wooden bearer

An East Kilbride engineering company fined when employee died following an incident when he was struck on the head by a wooden bearer. Read More

£53k fine after roofer fell from ladder

A roofing contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold. Read More

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

Top 5 most read in July 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in July 2019 include, £1m fine for Govia Thameslink Ltd following a death of passenger, and a fall from height fine after an untrained worker suffers fatal injuries. Read More



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