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Clancy Docwra fined £1m and excavator driver sentenced after crush fatality
 An employee of infrastructure contractor Clancy Docwra has been handed a six month custodial sentence after the excavator he was operating crushed and killed a site supervisor during night-time piling operations at an east London site.The offence also resulted in a £1m fine plus a bill of...
Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed
 A construction company and one of its employees have been sentenced for health and safety breaches after another worker was struck by an excavator and was killed.Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 2 March 2014, during night work at a construction site in Stratford a site operative, Kevin...
Cambridge student dies on internship in Madagascar
 Cambridge student dies on internship in Madagascar 31 July 2019 from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-49184041   Image copyright Cutland family Image caption Alana Cutland was studying Natural Sciences at Robinson College in...
HSE probes London school over allergy death and Glasgow’s troubled super-hospital
 The HSE has confirmed it is investigating a school in west London over possible failings in its management of an allergic reaction that led to a pupil’s death, and a Glasgow super-hospital hit by an airborne bacterial infection linked to its ventilation system.   In both...
Company fined after child killed by falling gate
 An electric gate company has been fined after a six-year-old boy was fatally crushed whilst playing on a sliding gate installed by the company.Leeds Crown Court heard how, on 31 October 2015, the boy was playing with friends on the gate of an underground car park on Leylands Road, Leeds,...
£120,000 in fines after Nottingham handyman, 68, dies in tree fall
A Nottingham-based property company has been fined £80,000, while its director must pay a £40,000 fine, after an untrained worker fell from a tree during work to cut it down, suffering fatal injuries.CDF Properties Investment, which owns a portfolio of rental properties in the Nottingham area,...
West Midlands company fined after worker killed by forklift truck
A Birmingham manufacturer of calcium carbonate products has today been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when struck by a forklift truck.Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 24 July 2017, Christine Workman, an employee of Minteq UK Ltd (trading as Specialty Minerals) was...
Woman killed falling into meat grinder
 Woman dies after falling head first into meat grinder in horror accidentJill Greninger, a 35-year-old worker at the Economy Locker Storage Company, had been standing on a set of stairs on wheels moments before her deathByChris Murphy from...
HGV driver dies from head injury falling backwards from his cab.
 Tributes to Falmouth HGV driver who suffered an accident at workNicholas Perrin was rushed to hospital after falling from the cab of his vehicle but died a week laterByKatie Timms from : https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/tributes-falmouth-hgv-driver-who-2427416 15:59,...
Railway worker killed after being struck by passenger train on Redhill line
 Railway worker killed after being struck by passenger train on Redhill lineThe Rail Accident Investigation Branch said it will investigate last month's fatal accident to identify a cause of the collisionByAlexander Brock from:...

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