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TWO COMPANIES FINED AFTER WORKER FALLS

Posted on 05/06/11 in News, No Comments

A company based in Wimbledon and a fire escape business in Croydon have been fined after a worker fell from a roof while working at a building in Kensington, London. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Triton Building Restoration Ltd and Fire Escape Ltd for breaching section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at [...]

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LAND ROVER FINED OVER HEALTH AND SAFETY FAILINGS

Posted on 05/05/11 in News, No Comments

Land Rover has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after it failed to take into account risks associated with workers using vibrating hand tools. At Solihull magistrates, Land Rover pleaded guilty to breaching section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and was fined £20,000 and ordered to pay [...]

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FORK LIFT TRUCK FINED AFTER WORKER KILLED

Posted on 05/04/11 in News, No Comments

Morgans Plant Hire Ltd has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after one of its mechanics was killed when a forklift truck overturned. The HSE conducted an investigation into the death of Keith Nappin, who died on 10 April 2007 when he was operating the forklift truck. Morgans Plant Hire Ltd failed [...]

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HAMPSHIRE COMPANY FINED FOR UNSAFE WORK

Posted on 05/03/11 in News, No Comments

Dan Shea, who also traded as Blackmoor Roofing, of Liss has been fined after workers were spotted removing roof tiles without scaffolding or safety barriers to prevent them falling. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) told Staines Magistrates’ Court that on 8 February 2010, a neighbour, witnessed workmen removing roof tiles from the house in [...]

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COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER SUSTAINED ACUTE BURNS

Posted on 04/29/11 in News, No Comments

A worker suffered serious burns from a flash fire after opening an oven door at a factory unit in Tamworth at Enviro-Strip (UK) Ltd’s premises in Wilnecote. During the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution, Burton-on-Trent Magistrates’ Court heard the incident happened when 24-year-old man, who has asked not to be identified, was supervising the [...]

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ENGINEERING FIRM FINED AFTER WORKER CRUSHED TO DEATH

Posted on 04/28/11 in News, No Comments

Hydraline Engineering Ltd has been fined after an employee was crushed to death while working under a plant vehicle. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Hydraline Engineering Ltd, of Unit 33 Martindale, Cannock, Staffordshire, following the death of 46-year-old employee Mark Palmer on 7 March 2008 at Wells Farm, Bradley, Stafford. Mr Palmer, from [...]

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GATESHEAD FIRM FINED FOLLOWING INJURY TO WORKERS FEET

Posted on 04/28/11 in News, No Comments

Spartan UK Ltd, a Gateshead steel firm has been fined £40,000 after one of their employee’s feet were crushed in a rolling mill. Alan Dixon, 62, from Gateshead, was carrying out routine maintenance at Spartan UK Ltd’s site in the Teams area of the Gateshead. The rollers were removed weekly to be cleaned. Mr Dixon [...]

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CONTRACTORS FINED AFTER FAILING TO USE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Posted on 04/27/11 in News, No Comments

Two roofers have been caught on CCTV working on top of a Balderton shopping centre without any safety equipment. Graham Nicholson Roofing Ltd were fined in Newark Magistrates’ Court after the men were seen risking their lives on the roof of Cooperative Travel at the Lakeside Centre, Balderton, on 16 June 2010. CCTV operatives reported [...]

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TWO COMPANIES FINED FOLLOWING DEATH OF WORKER

Posted on 04/27/11 in News, No Comments

Two companies have been fined a total of £400,000 for breaches of health and safety legislation, which led to the death of a stonemason’s labourer at a Glasgow construction site. Mr Kelly, labourer employed by Stirling Stone Ltd, was working on the third level of a loading tower of scaffolding that had been erected as [...]

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GAS FITTER FINED FOLLOWING UNSAFE WORK

Posted on 04/26/11 in News, No Comments

A gas fitter and his employer have been sentenced after putting lives at risk following defective work including basic errors when installing gas appliances. They were also not registered with the official accreditation scheme, Caernarfon Magistrates’ Court heard. Anthony Trevor Hughes, 47, of Gwalchmai, Anglesey, admitted breaching the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 [...]

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