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Bonnyrigg care home guilty plea over OAP's death
 A charity responsible for a Midlothian care home where a grandmother fell down stairs to her death has pleaded guilty to health and safety violations. Nazareth Care Charitable Trust admitted to not doing enough to prevent Sheila Whitehead, 87, from losing her life at its care home in...
Construction company fined after carpenter injured in fall from height
 A Hitchin-based construction company has been sentenced after a carpenter sustained nerve and tissue damage to his lower back after a fall from height. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard on 2 May 2017, the employee was working for and under the control of MP Building Limited. He climbed...
Worker seriously injured in ladder fall
 Worker seriously injured in ladder fallChemicals firm Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has been fined after an employee fell two metres from a ladder and suffered a serious elbow injury.On 6 June 2018, at the company’s site in Northside, Workington, an employee was using a ladder to...
Chemical company fined after employee suffered a serious injury
 Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has today been fined after an employee fell two metres from a ladder and suffered a serious elbow injury.Carlisle Magistrates’ Court heard that on 6 June 2018, at the company’s site in Northside, Workington, an employee was using a ladder to inspect a...
Hammer falls from Edinburgh scaffolding onto man's head
 A man has been taken to hospital after a hammer fell from scaffolding in Edinburgh and hit him on the head.The 52-year-old was walking in South St Andrew Street at 12:45 when the tool fell from a height and landed on him.The pedestrian is being treated at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where the...
Solar panel installer fined £40,000 as worker falls 4 m through fragile roof
 A company that manufactures and installs solar panels has been fined £40,000 after an employee fell 4 m through an unprotected skylight while working on a fragile roof. As the employee stood up to move, he stepped on an unprotected skylight and fell 4 m to the workshop floor below....
Companies fined £118,000 after worker left blind in one eye by roof fall
 A Midlands manufacturer that owned a warehouse and the contractor it hired to carry out repairs to pipework on it have been fined respectively £100,000 and £18,000 after a worker slipped and fell from height, resulting in head injuries and partial vision loss.   Dudley...
Australian Company Director fined $1M + prison for roofer fall
Work Health & Safety Update - Director imprisoned and $1M fine ordered under Qld legislationBarry.Nilsson. Lawyers from: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=0bfcd3c6-c9c5-4abc-8301-39c23db7c128  February 19 2019 On 6 February 2019, the Maroochydore District Court handed...
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...
Boy, 4, killed in machinery accident on Lancashire farm
  Boy, 4, killed in machinery accident on Lancashire farm  Philip Case16 July 2019>The family of a young boy tragically killed in a farm machinery accident have paid tribute to “the light” of their lives.Harry Lee died following a collision with a small telehandler-type...

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