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https://press.hse.gov.uk/2020/03/19/tayside-health-board-fined-after-three-patients-died-in-acute-ps
    Tayside Health Board has been fined following three incidents where patients died by suicide using ligature points.Perth Sheriff Court heard that, between 1 April 2012 and 4 November 2015, on the Moredun Ward at general adult psychiatry ward of Murray Royal Hospital,...
POOR MANAGEMENT OF ROOF WORK LANDS £80,000 FINE
 A haulage specialist has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for failing to provide fall protection for workers replacing the roof of its premises.On 29 May 2019, HSE inspectors visited a warehouse in Blackburn and observed two workers on the roof without any...
SERIOUS BURNS COST YOGHURT MANUFACTURER £600,000 FOR FAILING TO TRAIN STAFF USING ACID
 A yogurt manufacturing company has been prosecuted after engineers suffered serious injuries following the release of an acidic cleaning solution.On 1 January 2016 the pair were replacing a faulty valve on a cleaning in place (CIP) system at T M Telford Dairy's site...
Firm fined after death of man at livestock mart
 A Co. Tyrone firm has been fined £12,500 following the death of a man at a livestock mart in Clogher.Clogher Valley Livestock Producers pleaded guilty to one breach of health and safety legislation at Dungannon Court, following an incident where farmer Mr Harry McAnespie died after being...
LACK OF EMERGENCY STOP LEADS TO £300,000 FINE OVER SEVERED THUMB
 A halal chicken specialist has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a poultry processing machine severed a worker's thumb.On 24 April 2017, the agency worker was rehanging chickens on a hook coming from an overhead conveyor at Chesterfield Poultry's...
Hotel sewage discharge leads to £90k fine
 Bourne Leisure Ltd, the group that owns the Thoresby Hall Hotel in Ollerton, near Newark, has been convicted after discharging partially treated sewage effluent into the River Meden.Bourne Leisure was fined £90,000, and ordered to pay £44,518.96 towards prosecution costs and a £170...
€100,000 fine handed down following asbestos exposure
 A fine of €100,000 has been imposed on McAleer and Rushe Contracts UK Ltd, a UK-registered construction company, following an earlier guilty plea to a charge under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Exposure to Asbestos) Regulations 2006 and 2010.The case arose following the exposure...
Oak Furnitureland parent company fined for serious health and safety breaches
 The parent company of Swindon-based Oak Furnitureland has been fined nearly £400,000 for failing to protect its employees from hazardous and explosive conditions at its premises in Cheney Manor Industrial Estate.In courtJB Global, which owns the furniture company, pleaded guilty to...
Walkabout parent company fined after lift crush death
 Stonegate Pubs, which owns Walkabout, Yates and Slug & Lettuce, has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations uncovered after a worker was crushed to death in a lift, leading to a £48,000 fine.Cyran Stewart, 20, was in a lift at the Walkabout bar in Swansea when a chair...
Scottish Water fined for pollution of the River Clyde
Scottish Water has been fined £19,000 at Glasgow Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to an incident of water pollution in Glasgow in 2016.The court heard that an estimated 650,000 m³ or more of untreated sewage was discharged into the River Clyde between 16 May 2016 and 9 June 2016.A mechanical...

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