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Deadpool 2 producers fined over death of stuntwoman in Canada
 ‘Deadpool 2’ producers fined over $200,000 for accident on set that killed stuntwoman  /* custom css */.td-theme-wrap .tdi_81_5d8{ text-align: left; }Joi Harris was killed in a motorcycle crash on set in Vancouver in 2017/* custom css */.tdi_82_271...
COVID-19: Can employers be prosecuted if employees are exposed?
 Amidst all the coronavirus headlines, some commentators have speculated that employers may be about to face prosecution if they don’t take all precautions possible to protect staff and third parties from infection. Paul Verrico, Partner and Sarah Valentine, Senior Associate, at Eversheds...
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...
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...
Electricity power station company fined after contractors injured
An electricity power station company was prosecuted after three contractors were injured by a sudden release of water and sludge while carrying out maintenance work at a Cheshire power station.Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 18 January 2018, three workers contracted by Keadby...
Rocco Wright swimming pool death: David Lloyd Leisure faces prosecution
 A leisure group is facing prosecution after a three-year-old boy drowned in one of its swimming pools.Rocco Wright died after being found in the pool at the David Lloyd Leisure centre in Moortown, Leeds, in 2018.Earlier on Monday a jury inquest at Wakefield Coroner's Court ruled his...
Carlsberg to be prosecuted over worker's death in ammonia leak
 Carlsberg is to be prosecuted under health and safety laws after a worker was killed during an ammonia leak at its UK brewery.David Chandler, 45, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, died after gas leaked from the refrigeration system at Carlsberg in Northampton on 9 November 2016.The...
£50k fine for manufacturer after employee has fingers amputated
 A manufacturer of prepared bird feed has been prosecuted after an employee suffered life changing injuries when his hand was trapped in an unguarded rotary valve.On 25 July 2017, a production operative had to have three fingers amputated after sustaining injuries at C J Wildbird Foods Ltd...
Ferry operator prosecuted after worker injured by moving vehicle
 A ferry operator has been prosecuted after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a van being reversed out of a docked vessel.Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard that on 17 September 2017 George Ball, a pontoon traffic marshall working for Stena Line Limited, was...
Drayton Manor to be prosecuted following death of schoolgirl
 A Health and Safety Executive prosecution is being brought following the death of an 11-year-old girl at Drayton Manor theme park.On 9 May 2017, Evha Jannath died after falling from the park’s Splash Canyon water ride.Drayton Manor Park Ltd of Drayton Manor Drive, Tamworth,...

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