Case Study #2

Date of Offence
2014
Date of Hearing
2015
Breach of
Health and Safety At Work Act 1974, Section 3, Sub Section 1
Fine
£7,000

Details of Incident

Prosecution of C******* Limited, after two contract workers were spotted by a member of the public working on a tower platform in the centre of St Helens without adequate protection to the public walking underneath.

How Safety PAL would have prevented this

Safety PAL will enable users to ensure that employee inductions and training are recorded in relation to method statements and safe systems of work which would include an awareness to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, that those not in their employment, who may be affected, are not exposed to risks to their health and safety.