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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...
Two Italian firms hit with £194k in fines after worker injured in rooflight fall
 The UK division of an Italian engineering company has been in the dock alongside the north east Italy based contractor it hired to refurbish a shed at its Lincoln premises after a worker fell through a fragile rooflight.  Bifrangi UK, which manufactures forged engine components...
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...
£350,000 fine after director blown off school roof in 150 km/h winds
 Construction contractor Bowmer and Kirkland has been fined £350,000 for its failings as principal contractor in a case where the director of a subcontractor was blown off the roof of a school building, falling 11 m and sustaining serious injuries. Bowmer and Kirkland was heading the...
Cambridge student dies on internship in Madagascar
 Cambridge student dies on internship in Madagascar 31 July 2019 from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-49184041   Image copyright Cutland family Image caption Alana Cutland was studying Natural Sciences at Robinson College in...
Two companies fined after employee falls from height
 Two firms have been fined after an employee of a construction company fell through a roof onto a concrete floor below.Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard how on 23  January 2018 an employee of Italian construction company Zamperoni F.lli srl was refurbishing a shed structure at...

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