Court Cases in June

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“Companies should be aware that HSE will not hesitate to take appropriate enforcement action against those that fall below the required standards”

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Date Fine Accident Industry Details
1st June £13,200 Inadequate refurbishment and demolition survey was provided Real estate A property management consultancy and an asbestos surveying company have been fined after an inadequate refurbishment and demolition survey was provided.
4th June £15,400 Reversed a road roller over the leg of fellow employee Construction A road resurfacing company was fined £15,400 after an employee was run over by a road roller.
5th June £200,000 A worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead Recycling A lead recycling company was sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead.
6th June £150,000 A worker suffered serious injuries whilst trying to free a blockage Injection moulding company An injection moulding company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries whilst trying to free a blockage.
6th June 18 weeks in prison A worker received serious injuries from an electric shock Construction A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock.
6th June £62,300 A worker fell five metres from a roof Construction A contractor and scaffolding company were sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell five metres from a roof.
6th June  £4,000 Failing to comply with prohibition notices Construction A construction company and its director have been fined after failing to comply with prohibition notices.
7th June £6,000 Failing to properly assess the risk from exposure to asbestos Manufacturing A company which manufactures and distributes furniture was fined £6,000 for failing to properly assess the risk from exposure to asbestos containing materials.
8th June £185,000 Asbestos was found during the refurbishment of a building Construction A building contractor has been fined after failing to carry out the correct procedures after asbestos was found during the refurbishment of a building at Bedford School in Bedford .
12th June £30,000 Death Construction A Maidstone company has been sentenced after a maintenance worker fell five metres through a roof and died.
13th June £40,000 Roof work at height was undertaken unsafely. Roofing A roofing company has been fined after roof work at height was undertaken unsafely.
13th June £24,000 A worker suffered multiple fractures to her leg Construction A metal finishing company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures to her leg when a components trolley overturned.
14th June £3,000,000 Death Care home A care provider has been fined following the death of a resident at an Essex nursing home after he contracted Legionnaires’ disease.
14th June £120,000 Worker suffers serious injuries Construction An Inverurie company has been fined after a teenage worker was seriously injured.
18th June £500,000 Exposing workers to a debilitating health condition Construction A large contractor has been sentenced today after exposing workers to a debilitating health condition over a nine-year period. 
19th June £176,000 Death of a worker Manufacturing A company which manufactures freshly prepared meals was fined £176,000 when an employee was killed after being struck by empty food trays.
20th June £60,000 Placing employees and members of the public at risk Construction A Devon based construction company has been fined after placing employees and members of the public at risk of serious injury
20th June £4,000 One of its employees sustaining severe lacerations after his hand made contact with the moving blade Electrical An electrical contracting firm has been fined following one of its employees sustaining severe lacerations after his hand made contact with the moving blade of a mitre saw due to a faulty guard
22nd June £730,000 Two workers were seriously injured Construction A timber yard has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were struck by a side loader lift truck.
25th June £6,700 They were injured on their premises. Manufacturing An East Lothian-based sole trader was today fined after a self-employed furniture maker was injured on their premises.
25th June £14,000 Falling around 1.5 metres down a lift shaft. Care Home A care home was sentenced after an employee suffered significant injuries after falling around 1.5 metres down a lift shaft.
26th June Sentenced to 24 weeks imprisonment Unsafe working practices Construction A Kent-based scaffolder has been sentenced after unsafe working practices were observed during the erection of scaffolding.
27th June £14,000 Two employees were seriously injured Engineering An engineering company was sentenced today after two employees were seriously injured during work to dispose of old gas cylinders at the company’s site in Hull.
28th June Sentenced to six months imprisonment Breaching health and safety laws Construction A Manchester-based roofer has today been sentenced after breaching health and safety laws.
TOTALS £5,354,600 4 deaths  

 

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