A West Country groundworks contractor has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was crushed by a dump truck, leading to amputation of both his legs.Continue reading
Film production company Foodles Production has been fined £1.6m for safety breaches that led to Hollywood star Harrison Ford being crushed by a hydraulic door that closed with “the force of a small car”.Continue reading
A bakery company based in Hertfordshire has been fined for safety failings.
Two roofing companies and one of their directors have been fined after a worker fell to his death through a skylight.Continue reading
Timber-frame firm fined for fire safety and traffic offencesContinue reading
Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.Continue reading
A distillery in Oldbury has been fined after an employee was engulfed in flames in a fire that destroyed the warehouse and its contents.Continue reading
If you’ve been tuning in to the Rio Olympics, you’ll have seen some amazing triumphs, and some incredible bloopers. Bad judgement, nerves or just sheer pressure can all result in even the most technically gifted sportsperson delivering huge fails in front of a global audience. This year, we’ve seen some crackers in the diving events - not that we could do better of course. Our belly flops are legendary in hotel swimming pools as far away as Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
But this isn’t about us. We’re celebrating those guys and gals who bring a lighter, less serious side to the Games. Let’s look at those diving moments that we shouldn’t really laugh at, but do.Continue reading