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Clancy Docwra fined £1m and excavator driver sentenced after crush fatality
 An employee of infrastructure contractor Clancy Docwra has been handed a six month custodial sentence after the excavator he was operating crushed and killed a site supervisor during night-time piling operations at an east London site.The offence also resulted in a £1m fine plus a bill of...
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...
Apprentice loses fingers in machinery - Company fined for no SSOW
 Engineering company fined after apprentice injured on bending machinefrom the HSE,   An engineering company has been fined after an apprentice suffered serious hand injuries when he was drawn into machinery.Cannock Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 3 March 2018, the 19-year-old...
Driver crushed between 2 lorries
Driver crushed between two lorries  from the BBC at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-4601608329th October 2018A haulage firm is to face prosecution after an HGV driver died when he became crushed between two lorries, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said.David Brown, 57, of...
Forklift ignites gas from aerosols being shredded causing terrible life changing injuries
 Bedfordshire firm fined after accident left man in coma 27 September 2018   from https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-45669444  Two workers were injured after an explosion at a company which processes hazardous waste A waste company has been fined...
£1.5 million fine for vehicle crushing accident.
 Logistics company fined after death of worker11th Sept 2018A Dudley-based logistics company has been fined after a worker died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle.Dudley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22 January 2016, a Tuffnells Parcels Express Limited employee was...
19 year old killed in tractor bridge strike - warning to farmers
 Teenager’s tandem-axle trailer death warning to farmers19 April 2018The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned farmers to ensure equipment used seasonally is properly maintained after a 19-year-old farm hand died from injuries sustained when the tractor and trailer he was using to...
Guilty verdicts on bouncy castle operators - 7 yr old girl died when it blew away
 Bouncy Castle trial: Two guilty over girl's death 9th May 2018 Image copyright Family photo Image caption Summer Grant died when the bouncy castle blew away while she was still inside Two fairground workers have been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after a...
Redrow fined £500k after scaffolder killed by tipper truck
 Redrow fined £500k after scaffolder killed by tipper truck12 February, 2018 By David Price from ConstructionNewsRedrow and WPI Civil Engineering have been fined a total of £918,000 after a scaffolder was killed on site.Liverpool Crown Court heard how on 8 August 2013, 67-year-old Henry...
‘Potentially Lethal’ Blaze Leads to Record Fine for Landlord
‘Potentially Lethal’ Blaze Leads to Record Fine for LandlordA management firm and corporate landlord are facing record fines after a ‘potentially lethal’ blaze took place in their London flat.The £250,000 fine marks the largest ever in a fire safety prosecution case brought by London...

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