Enforcement

Enforcement

Please click on the links below to read about cases that resulted in enforcement action being taken…

Construction

Ladder safety – £34k fine after worker fell from ladder

Construction company fined after failing to implement its own Risk Assessment

Builder fined for lack of safety measures

Accreditation scheme developed for competent roofers

Huge fines for contractors after fatal platform failure

Scaffold collapsed onto school playground

Agricultural building Contractors fined after worker falls from height

Lift fatality lands scaffold firm with £60k fine

Quarry worker killed by unguarded stone crusher

Builder’s failure exposed family to poisoning risk

EDF and Doosan Babcock fined after serious fall at Hinkley Point

Protostar fined £14k for unauthorised asbestos removal

Roofer in the dock after nephew’s death.

Council fined after roof truss crush

Brighouse company fined after worker struck by falling object Construction worker killed in stairwell fall

Dorset based scaffolding company sentenced after serious injury to worker

Industrial cladding company fined after worker falls from height

Quarry operator sentenced after worker severely injured

Property Managing Agents

Social housing provider exposed workers to vibration

75% of GRP fire door manufacturers fail tests

Care home fined after resident dies from fall down stairs

Council fined after wall collapses onto child

Social housing provider exposed workers to vibration

Five-year-old girl dies after being trapped in lift

Legionnaires case that put leisure centre users at significant risk – Council pays £27,000

Hundreds caught waterborne infection in dirty pool

Retail

Theme park operator fined over worker’s severed fingers

Part-time worker paralysed – Wilko fined £2.2m

Topshop fined £450k after girl’s skull fractured

WHSmith fined after customer fell through open basement hatch

Breaches to health and safety legislation at three Poundstretcher stores in Newbury

Engineering / Manufacturing

Renault pays £200k for LOLER and PUWER infringements

Apprentice seriously injured by machinery

Worker dies after 6 m skylight fall

British Precast issues warning after crush death

Furnace re-liner ignored vibration and silicosis risks

Heightened cancer risk from welding fume exposure prompts HSE to tighten controls

Textile company fined after worker suffers crush injury

Manufacturing company fined €500k after fatal accident at quarry

Poultry company fined £274k over workers’ severed fingers

Two companies fined following death of worker

CNC Lathe fine

Vehicles and Transport

Vehicle repair firm boss jailed after worker fatally crushed by bus

£700k fines follow loader crush death

Balfour Beatty fined £600k for Third Don Crossing fatalityWorker fatally crushed at paper mill leading to fines for two companies

Man arrested after Travelodge digger smash-up

Company fined and Managing Director sentenced after engineer killed

£600k fine after worker killed by dumper truck

Lorry driver struck during walkaround safety check

Travis Perkins fined £2 million after customer died in store car park

Veolia fined £1m after reversing vehicle death

Wilko receives £400,000 penalty for death of forklift driver

Worker killed by reversing Forklift Truck

Chemicals / CoSHH

Uncontrolled use of solvent lands aircraft livery firm with £66k fine

Worker loses leg in oil drum explosion

Asbestos

Contractor fined for releasing Asbestos Containing Fibres

Developer fined for asbestos ceiling negligence

Furniture maker ignored asbestos warnings for 14 years

Huge fines for serious safety failings with regards to the management of asbestos

NI asbestos surveyor gave go ahead for refurb before receiving sample analysis

Two construction companies have been fined after Sub-Contractors working under their control were exposed to asbestos fibres during school refurbishment work.

Asbestos exposure risk overlooked by lack of survey

Two sentenced after asbestos disturbed

 

 

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