Court Cases in July

Date Fine Accident Industry Details
3rd July £80,000 Suffered burns Manufacturing A paint manufacturing company in Manchester has been fined for health and safety failings after a worker suffered burns while trying to clean the floor of a spray booth.
 4th July  £1,900,000 Friction burns requiring skin grafts. Food & Beverage Agency worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt.
 4th July  £90,500 Death Construction 2 men sentenced over death of a worker 
 5th July  £80,000 Serious burns Manufacturing A worker suffered burns while trying to clean the floor of a spray booth at a paint manufacturing company in Manchester.
7th July £194,000 Fractures to both of his feet and deep cuts to his head Construction Two London based construction contractors, Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) have today been fined
7th July £3,000 Fractured ankle and serious crush injuries to his foot  Manufacturing A Lancashire based company Spectral Colours Limited (SCL) has been fined after a worker was crushed under machinery. 
7th July £1,200,000 Two workers were injured Chemicals company A chemicals company has been fined £1.2m following an explosion at its site at West Thurrock
10th July £3,000 Crushed foot Manufacturing The worker sat on one of the clamping arms when it suddenly toppled over and pinned the worker’s leg underneath the machine. The employee suffered a fractured ankle and serious crush injuries to his foot.
10th July £10,000 Broke his spine in three places and was paralysed from the chest down Construction Meadows WR LLP (MWR) has been fined after a 60 year-old man fell off a ladder, through and opening and down to the lower floor of a house in St Albans.
11th July £750,000 Lift collapse Hospitality Industry A passenger lift in the Killarney Plaza Hotel collapsed four floors with five people inside it.
11th July £6,700 Roof collapse Roofing industry Was repairing a roof at Home Farm, Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset when he fell through a fragile roof onto concrete flooring
13th July £100,000 Worker struck on the head Farming industry That this site had not implemented systems and procedures for unloading of trailers at depots, produced by Maxi Haulage.
14th July £80,000 Fractured pelvis Manufacturing Was struck by a reversing clamp truck which resulted in him fracturing his pelvis at the company’s site
14th July £120,000 Vibration syndrome Engineering The company failed to ensure its employees were given sufficient information, instruction and training on the effects of working with vibrating hand tools.
17th July £5,000 Stitches in his hand Engineering As a result of the incident he had stitches in his hand and dislocated his scaphoid bone.
18th July £1,000,000 Severe foot injuries Food & Beverage In only his second week of a new job delivering goods to stores, the driver sustained severe foot injuries, while using a powered pallet truck.
19th July £1,000,000 Death NHS United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined following the death of 53-year-old John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston.
26th July £1,270,000 Exposed to asbestos Construction A worker removed part of a suspended ceiling in one of the ground floor refurbished rooms at St Mary’s school and identified suspect asbestos containing materials.
26th July £20,000 Death Construction A North East based company Mike Neesam & Son Limited has been fined after a wall collapse which led to the death of 43-year old Steven Ratcliffe.
27th July £30,000 knocked unconscious and sustained bruising to the brain Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard on 11 November 2015 the injured person, who was employed by Icon Process Systems Ltd, was performing welding work on top of a large water treatment vessel, some 3.5 meters in diameter.
 TOTALS £7,912,200 3 deaths