Court Cases in May

Date Fine Accident Industry Details
2nd May £2,000,000 Death Warehouse
3rd May Unsafe Gas work Jailed 18 months – Details Here
4th May £66,000 Working at height Construction
8th May £100,000 Death Construction Only had £250 in bank, so company closed down – Details Here
9th May £100,000 Fatal Injury Manufacturing
10th May Death NHS
10th May £266,000 Serious injury Transport  Details Here
10th May £375,000 Serious injury Construction  Details Here
11th May £14,000 Broken Shoulder/collarbone Construction
15th May £200,000 Hand injury Manufacturing
17th May £40,000 Death Construction Worker crushed – Details Here
17th May £44,000 None No reported case, simple failure of notices
18th May Death Aviation
18th May £5,000 Engineering
19th May £30,000 Death Farming  Details Here
19th May £475,000 Death Transport
22nd May £200,000 Hand crushed Manufacturing
22nd May Death Warehouse Manslaughter, 3 directors jailed – Details Here
23rd May £225,000 Broken Back Construction
24th May Death Construction Manslaughter
25th May £50,000 Worker fall Construction Crane hire company – Details Here
26th May £500,000 Struck by a forlklift Warehouse
26th May £20,000 Numerous Safety failings Construction
26th May £700,000 3 deaths Engineering Director received a suspended prison sentence.
30th May £250,000 ‘Potentially lethal’ fire Management 13 people rescued by the London Fire Brigade – Details Here
31st May £3,000 Health & safety offences Food Industry
 TOTALS £5,660,000 12 deaths   4 prison sentences