A London based company who fabricate structural steel products has been fined for failure to maintain compliance with the law following prior HSE enforcement action.Continue reading
A Birmingham-based automotive company has been fined after a worker lost his finger.
Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how a welder at Lander Automotives Limited was expected to work on a variety of jobs as required by production. While he was working on a machine the employee’s glove became entangled in the drill bit. He suffered partial amputation to the third finger on his right hand.Continue reading
The director of a scrap metal firm has received a suspended jail sentence after a Manchester worker suffered severe injuries to his left arm when it became stuck in a forklift truck.Continue reading
A Cornish clean energy company has been fined after a worker fell through a fragile roof.
Bodmin Magistrates’ Court heard how a senior roofer working for Clean Earth Energy Limited was installing solar panels at Homeleigh Garden Centre in Launceston. While traversing the roof, the cement fibre sheeting he was walking on gave way and he fell approximately fifteen feet. He suffered multiple injuries including several fractured vertebrae.Continue reading
A man from County Durham has been fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a residential property on South Parade, Croft on Tees, County Durham.Continue reading
In late 2014 trials were rolled out across select small businesses to measure the success of withdrawing all Health and Safety legislation, in place of the new Common Sense Act which puts the responsibility on the individuals rather than the business owners.Continue reading
With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, we’ve been thinking about how we’re going to celebrate, and more importantly, how not to celebrate. Now we’re not ones to put a dampener on tradition, but we do have some sterling advice on how to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland without waking up with a sore head and some serious regrets.Continue reading