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Yorkshire company fined after worker killed

Leeds-based garden shed manufacturing company, Woodlands Homecare Ltd, was today sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed.

Woodwork company fined after persistent failure to guard and maintain equipment

Ashwell Recycled Timber Products Limited has been fined following repeated failures to safely guard and maintain woodwork equipment used by their employees.

Council fined after obvious risk to employees ignored

The national regulator for workplace health and safety has said Hull City Council failed to address the “obvious risk” of employees working on ice before a worker fell and suffered broken ribs while re-laying ice at The Hull Ice Arena.

HSE proud to fly Suffrage Flag over Buxton laboratory

Britain’s regulator for workplace health and safety celebrated 100 years of votes for women by flying the women’s Suffrage Flag over its world leading laboratory in Buxton.

Steel fabricator fined after young construction worker falls from height

A North Devon-based steel fabricator has been sentenced after a young employee fell through a fragile roof whilst at work.

Company fined after agency worker injured on waste conveyor

A haulage and waste processing business has been fined after an agency worker’s hand was drawn into an in running nip on a waste sorting conveyor.

Company fined for failing to recognise hand arm vibration risk

British Airways Avionic Engineering Limited has been fined for failing to assess the risk to workers from hand arm vibration.

Companies plead guilty following 2011 refinery explosion

Before Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court, Valero Energy UK Limited and B & A Contracts Limited today pleaded guilty to charges under Sections 2 (1) and 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974.

Energy company fined after worker injured

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been sentenced after a contractor was injured by a falling steel wire coil.

Building company and director sentenced after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary work

A building company and its director have been sentenced today after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary building work.