News List

  • Serious injury from electrical socket

    Published on Monday, June 18th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Pembrokeshire man sentenced after worker seriously injured Date:6 June 2018 A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock. Swansea Crown Court heard that, on 12 March 2014, Mr Hearne, under instruction from George Jones, sustained serious injuries whilst

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  • Over 500k fine for incident

    Published on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined more than 500k following overhead power lines incident Date:25 May 2018 A Construction company has been fined after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on

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  • Worker suffers life changing injuries

    Published on Monday, May 21st, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after worker suffers life changing injuries 18 May 2018 A construction company has today been fined after a worker fell through a roof and suffered life changing injuries. Glasgow Sheriff Court heard how, on 22 October 2015, the self-employed joiner was working on the construction site at Claremont

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  • Death of worker

    Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after death of worker 9 May 2018 A Somerset pre-cast concrete products manufacturing company has been fined after a 43-year-old man was fatally injured when trapped by machinery. Bath Magistrates’ Court heard how Jeffery Baulf, a maintenance fitter employed by CPM Group Limited, was carrying out maintenance work

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  • Construction giant fined £900k for painter’s station roof fall

    Published on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Construction giant fined £900k for painter’s station roof fall 20 April 2018 BAM Nuttall has been fined £900,000 after a painter fell through a fragile railway station ceiling into a passenger waiting room, sustaining severe ligament damage. He has been unable to return to work as an industrial painter. Its

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  • Company fined after worker falls from ladder

    Published on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Date: 10 April 2018 Safestyle UK was sentenced today after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining a fracture to his lower leg. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 1 March 2017, a window installer working for H.P.A.S. Limited, trading as Safestyle UK, was attempting to install a first-floor rear

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  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome exposure

    Published on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Housing association fined after exposing employees to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Date:29 March 2018 A community housing association has today been sentenced after it failed to effectively manage its employees’ exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a prolonged period of time. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how, between

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  • Worker falls from ladder

    Published on Monday, March 19th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder Date:15 March 2018 A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 28 January 2016, an employee of Edge Farming Company was cleaning the gutters on a farm

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  • Forecourt Roadshow

    Published on Monday, March 12th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Our Business development manager Steve Gibson will be attending the Petrol Retailers Association Roadshow event at Knutsford at Cotton’s Hotel Wednesday 14th March. Roadshows 2018 Established for over 20 years, The Forecourt Roadshows are a series of 5 one-day regional exhibitions, designed and specified for everybody involved in petrol retailing

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  • Meat production company fined

    Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after worker left injured Date:2nd March A meat production company has today been fined for safety breaches after a worker was injured whilst adjusting storage racking. Luton Crown Court heard how a York House (Meat Products) Limited employee was instructed to adjust the height of shelves on storage

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