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Bedford Care Provider Fined £550k

A Bedford-based healthcare provider has been fined after failing to act on concerns raised by an occupational health nurse Southwark Crown Court heard that a Ramsay Health Care (UK) employee had raised concerns with the Health and Safety…
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Waste firm blasted by judge after worker Safi Khan killed on deathtrap machine

Company fined £255k over 'tragedy waiting to happen' A Birmingham waste firm has been fined £255,000 after a worker was crushed to death as he worked on a “lethal” waste-sorting machine. Safi Khan became…
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Rugby company fined £400,000 after man's leg was crushed in the vice of an industrial band saw

A steel distribution company has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered horrific leg injuries in an industrial accident Acenta Steel Limited was prosecuted by Rugby Borough Council following the accident at the company’s…
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Norwich gate crush death: Robert Churchyard jailed and firm fined

A workman has been jailed after a heavy metal gate he fitted fell on a woman outside her house Image copyright: NORFOLK POLICEJill Lunn, 56, suffered a heart attack while pinned under the driveway gate in Blofield Heath,…
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Worker crushed by 10 tonne metal beam in horrific accident lost left arm and right fingers

Liverpool Crown Court heard David Whitfield, document.write(""); 63, had "catastrophic" injuries to his arm Samuel Evans pictured leaving Liverpool Crown Court in Derby Square, Liverpool. (Image: Liverpool Echo) A man had an arm and fingers…
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Father and son hurt as work platform falls off telehandler

A York contractor has been sentenced after three workers – including a father and son – fell almost five metres when a work platform became disconnected from a telehandler Hull Magistrates’ Court heard that on 1 December 2015, document.write("");…
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Firm takes drink-drive tractor death campaign to parliament

A Yorkshire firm stung by the apparent injustice suffered by a grieving client has taken a major step forward in the campaign to change the law Switalskis Solicitors represented the family of 11-year-old Harry Whitlam after…
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Two firms fined after man crushed in Aberdeen Beach Leisure Centre incident

Two firms have been fined a combined £110, document.write(""); 000 after an engineer was crushed by heavy machinery and left paralysed from the waist down James Jamieson was pinned against a wall by a 1.8-tonne section of an air handling…
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Mendip View Camping owner Stephen Longden handed suspended jail term after customer suffered carbon monoxide poisoning

Campsite owner admits to fitting a gas water heater in a shower block which resulted in a man suffering severe carbon monoxide poisoning which nearly killed him North Somerset Magistrates Court  The owner of a campsite has been handed a…
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Litter picker loses legs after being struck by loading shovel

A recycling company has been fined £100, document.write(""); 000 after a worker was struck by a loading shovel Shrewsbury Crown Court heard how, on 5th December 2014, the man was picking litter at Lodgewood Farm in Telford when he was…
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Recycling firm handed £117k court bill after worker suffered life-changing injuries in Telford

A recycling firm has been handed a court bill of more than £117, document.write(""); 000 after a worker was struck by a 36-ton machine, causing life-changing injuries A recycling firm has been handed a court bill of more than £117,…
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Dreamworld staff escape criminal charges

The Dreamworld staff on duty when four people died on a rafting ride last year will escape criminal charges Queensland police have recommended no criminal charges be laid over the Dreamworld ride disaster, document.write("");…