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Construction company fined for failing to comply with Work at Height Regulations

A construction company has been fined after putting employees at significant risk of a fall from height while working on a roof. Read More

Construction company ‘hadn’t learnt lessons’ from fall incident

A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practises and other unsafe site operations during a routine inspection. Read More

Construction firm fined after worker suffers multiple serious injuries

A specialist construction company has been fined after a worker was injured when a number of wooden floor panels fell on him at an industrial unit. Read More

Building contractor and clients fined after ‘cutting costs’ which ‘put people at risk’

The clients and principal contractor of a construction project have been sentenced following numerous serious health and safety failings. Read More

Construction company fined for breaching work at height regulations

A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practises and unsafe crane operations during a routine inspection. Read More

Construction firm sentenced after worker falls from height

A self-employed labourer fell almost four meters through a fragile skylight while working to fit roof sheets to a newly constructed steel framed barn. He spent nearly two weeks in hospital after being knocked unconscious and suffering head and facial injuries. Read More

Fines for corporate manslaughter and multiple health and safety offences

H and M Engineering and Roofing Specialists (NI) Limited has been prosecuted for multiple work-related offences relating to the death of one of their employees. Read More

£533,334 fine for energy company after worker suffers multiple injuries in fall from height

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd has been fined £533,334 after an agency worker fell 1.8 metres from a blade platform. Read More

Roofing company fined after worker suffers fatal injuries in fall

The HSE found that the repair work was carried out without appropriate safety precautions in place. The planning and supervision of the work was completely inadequate, which also put a self-employed worker assisting with the repairs at risk. Read More

Property company fined after employee falls from roof

A property partnership has been fined £4,000 after an employee fell through a roof light. Read More



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