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Vehicle servicing company fined after truck rolled and crushed employee
 Volvo Group UK Limited has been fined after an employee at the Cardonald Depot was crushed by a truck, leading to serious injury.Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that on 7 June 2016 an employee of Volvo Group UK Limited was testing the brakes of a low-loader truck unit and trailer at the...
Company and director fined following dangerous construction work around a domestic boiler
 A building company and its director have been fined for unsafe construction work around a domestic gas boiler which resulted in a gas escape.Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how MD Building Contractors Ltd was contracted to undertake construction work at Brooklyn Avenue, Aston,...
Number of directors prosecuted by HSE trebles in a year
 Number of directors prosecuted by HSE trebles in a yearThe number of company directors who have been prosecuted for health and safety offences by the HSE has trebled in a year, according to research from a law firm.from:...
Solar panel company fined after worker falls through skylight
 A solar panel company has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight during the installation of solar panels on a farm workshop in East Sussex.Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, on the 23 July 2018, an employee of SolarUK Limited was carrying out installation work on the fragile...
Company fined following multiple safety failings on construction site
 A construction company has today been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property.Preston Magistrates’ Court heard how, between 12 December 2015 and 14 June 2018, Navkaar Limited put its workers at serious risk of personal...
Events company fined after worker injury
 An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis.Coventry Magistrates’ Court heard how employees at Woodcorner Farm, Coventry were transferring the 14-foot-wide park home chassis...
West Midlands companies sentenced after worker suffers life-changing injury
 Two companies have today been fined after a contractor suffered permanent damage to his eyesight following a fall.Dudley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 12 April 2016, a contractor, who worked for Kingswinford Engineering Co Limited, had been hired to repair a section of pipework on the...
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...
Company and director sentenced after multiple workers diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome
 A company providing specialised services in rock drilling, cliff stabilisation and rock anchors, and its director, have been sentenced after a number of workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Plymouth Magistrates’ Court heard how three employees had developed...
Company sentenced after worker injured by unguarded machinery
 A company that manufactures absorbent products has been fined after an agency worker suffered a life-changing injury to her hand when it was caught in a rotating fan blade. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 18t October 2017, the 34-year-old agency worker had been...

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