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Council will be prosecuted over pupil’s death

The HSE has informed Bridgend County Borough Council that it will be prosecuted following the death of a pupil at a Welsh school. Read More

Barry Island Pleasure Park featured on BBC’s Gavin & Stacey fined

The owner of an amusement park on Barry Island in South Wales has been fined over safety failures in one of his arcades. Read More

Construction firms fined after woman seriously injured

Two construction firms have been fined after a tenant suffered serious injuries when she fell through a fragile surface. Read More

Company loses transport licence following corporate manslaughter conviction

A Walmersley-based company has had its transport licence revoked after it was convicted of corporate manslaughter and associated offences earlier this year. Read More

Company and contractor sentenced in fall case

The Lundy Company Limited and Justin Courtney Ford have both been fined after a self-employed worker fell more than three metres through a fragile roof. Read More

Firm fined £300k after worker severs fingers

An Essex based food manufacturer has been fined after a worker had four fingers amputated while operating a metal working lathe. Read More

Worker paralysed after falling from vehicle bonnet

A worker fell from the bonnet of a tar laying machine after standing on it to cut the branches of overhanging trees. Read More

Top OSH prosecutions of 2017

From million-pound plus fines to prison sentences, there have been some major prosecutions in occupational health and safety in 2017. Lauren Applebey assesses the big legal stories. Read More

Jail term following ‘immediately dangerous’ works

An unregistered engineer has been jailed after carrying out unsafe plumbing work at a property in Bacton, Norfolk. In court […] Read More

JD Sports fined after ignoring fire chiefs

Fashion retailer JD Sports has been hit with a £60,000 fine following an investigation into two of its branches in […] Read More



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