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Sentencing guidelines: local authority health and safety fines rise 1,870%

Health and safety fines have risen considerably since February 2016 when the new sentencing guidelines came into force. Read More

Wall collapse led to worker’s death

£20k fine and £5.9k costs for north-east based firm following death. Read More

Firm fined for ‘accident waiting to happen’

Killarney Plaza Hotel lift collapsed four floors with five people inside. Read More

Full case: Cotswolds-based activity firm cleared of charges after girl fell 10m

Cotswold firm cleared after girl falls from 10m platform. Read More

Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker loses leg

National car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car collision on […] Read More

Contractor suffers brain injury after fall

A Lincoln based construction company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors has been prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor. Guildford […] Read More

Man fell five stories down lift shaft, court hears

A property management company has been fined £120,000 after a 29-year-old died falling down a lift shaft, after he became trapped and attempted to escape having been unable […] Read More

HSE announces prosecution relating to death and serious injuries at Crossrail

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has yesterday (7 December) informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and […] Read More

Jiffy: Suitable risk assessment could have prevented injuries

Jiffy Packaging Company Limited, the company which produces the Jiffy Bag, has been fined after a worker’s thumb was severed at work. […] Read More

Worker suffers extensive burns after mast strikes power line

Two Norfolk-based companies have been fined after a worker suffered life-changing injuries following an overhead power line strike. Norwich Crown […] Read More



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