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Property management firm fined after fire
 A resident who was unable to access an emergency escape route during a fire was found standing on a windowsill hanging from guttering and had to be rescued by firefighters.Management company Harper Stone Properties Ltd has been fined after pleading guilty to a series of fire safety failings...
Broken back leads to tower crane hire firm fine
 A tower crane hire company has been fined after a worker fell two metres when the podium steps he was working on toppled over.In November 2017, the worker was welding metal components while working at height on a set of podium steps which had been taken from another factory. The steps...
Council fined £8k after golf course crash
 West Dunbartonshire Council has been fined following an incident at a golf course which left two workers with severe injuries.The Council pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches after Donald McCandless, 62, and Alan McGrath, 39, were thrown from a maintenance truck with no seatbelts or...
Two companies fined after worker dies in Camden explosion
Materials Movement Ltd and P J Labour Services Ltd have been fined after a worker was killed in an explosion at a demolition site.On 16 March 2017, 54-year-old Stephen Hampton, working at a site on Swains Lane in Camden, London, was killed when an old fuel storage tank he was cutting up exploded...
Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman’s death
The operator of a fishing vessel which lost a crewman overboard has admitted health and safety offences.47-year old Annang Neurtey was lost at sea after he was struck by a wire on board the 20 metre trawler, Aquarius. The boat had left Aberdeen Harbour just before 1am on 17 August 2015 to return...
Company fined after worker suffers crush injuries
    A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured when a water pump set weighing over 700kg fell on him at a construction site.Southwark Crown Court heard that, on 15 January 2016, a pipe fitter working for Fascel Group Limited was working on the transfer of...
£20k fine for waste firm
 A waste management and packing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a falling bale of compacted wastepaper.An employee of Recycled Packaging Ltd was seriously injured in a warehouse in Hillington, Glasgow, in December 2016 when he was struck by a falling bale of paper which...
Construction materials company fined after employee suffers life-changing injuries
    A company that designs, manufactures and distributes construction materials has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries, resulting in his left arm being amputated.Loughborough Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 13 August 2017, a 48-year-old employee of...
Two companies fined after worker dies in Camden explosion
    Materials Movement Ltd and P J Labour Services Ltd have been fined after a worker was killed in an explosion at a demolition site.Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 16 March 2017, 54-year-old Stephen Hampton, working at a site on Swains Lane in Camden, London,...
South Wales Police fined after employee injured during cable installation
    South Wales Police has been fined after an employee received an electric shock whilst installing computer data cables.Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard that on the 16 October 2015, at Bridgend Police Station, Brackla Street, a 48-year-old civilian employee sustained...

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