Health and Safety Executive press releases 2015
- 31/08/15: Solar panel installation company fined after worker falls through roof-light
A company that installs solar panels has been fined after a worker fell through a roof-light whilst installing solar panels on the roof of a barn at a property in Newton Stewart.
- 28/08/15: Brothers sentenced over unsafe work at height
Two brothers have been fined for allowing employees to work at height unsafely after workers were spotted while building an agricultural farm building in Lewes.
- 28/08/15: Bedfordshire manufacturer in court for worker injuries
A Bedfordshire manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in separate incidents at its Dunstable factory.
- 28/08/15: Coatings firm in court for legionella failings
An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria.
- 28/08/15: Council fined for safety failings after child was injured
Doncaster Council has been fined after an 8-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured hip, when a wooden hoarding was blown onto the pavement during high winds.
- 28/08/15: Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries
A manufacturer of foam plastics and rubber materials was sentenced today after admitting safety failing leading to a teenage worker being permanently disfigured.
- 27/08/15: Deeside man fined over safety breaches
A contractor was today fined after admitting unsafe work at height practices and insurance breaches.
- 27/08/15: Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella
A steel coating company has been fined for failing to manage the risks from legionella bacteria at two cooling towers over a period of five years.
- 26/08/15: Company fined for sale of boilers containing asbestos
A demolition and licensed asbestos removal company has been fined after it sold a boiler found to contain asbestos.
- 25/08/15: Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill
A company that manufactures garden timber products has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his left hand.
- 25/08/15: Ministry of Manpower Singapore and Great Britain’s Health and Safety Executive sign agreement on closer ties and shared learning
HSE’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Richard Judge, met with Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore’s Permanent Secretary, Loh Khum Yean, to commit to working together to drive world-class innovation, science and specialist expertise around health and safety in both countries.
- 21/08/15: Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork
An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition.
- 21/08/15: Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work
An unregistered gas installer was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out unsafe gas work and using a fraudulent Gas Safe registration.
- 21/08/15: Transport company in court over driver’s death
A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts.
- 21/08/15: Major construction firm fined for safety failings
A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured by sound bloc boards (similar to plaster board) weighing a total of 544 kilograms that fell from a crane.
- 20/08/15: Construction Company fined for unsecure site
A construction company has been fined for safety failings which led to a two-year-old boy wandering onto a building site.
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