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Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Global engineering specialist Costain Limited has been ordered to pay more than £615,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed when a telehandler overturned during the construction of the Parkway development in Newbury.

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Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

The senior partner of a building firm in Crawley has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and incompetent work on gas fittings and exposing a local family to the dangers of fire or explosion.

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Kent firm in court after decade of ignoring risks to workers

Kent firm in court after decade of ignoring risks to workers

A Ramsgate company has been sentenced after one of its employees was left with a severe long-term disability following prolonged working with a range of vibrating machine tools.

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Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks

Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks

A national targeted inspection focussing on health risks for construction workers saw enforcement action taken at one in six of hundreds of sites visited.

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Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall

Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall

A London construction company and the director of a Hertfordshire roofing firm have been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he plunged almost six metres through a void for a roof light.

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Ceredigion farmers fined for contractor’s serious injuries

Ceredigion farmers fined for contractor’s serious injuries

Two brothers have been fined for breaking safety legislation after a contractor suffered serious brain injuries in a fall while carrying out building work at one of their farms.

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Engineering firm in court after workers suffer nerve damage

Engineering firm in court after workers suffer nerve damage

A Nottinghamshire aerospace engineering company has been ordered to pay more than £190,000 in fines and costs for failing to protect its employees from the effects of vibration, after 24 workers were diagnosed with debilitating nerve conditions.

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Farmer fined £100,000 after worker was killed by reversing trailer

Farmer fined £100,000 after worker was killed by reversing trailer

A Lincolnshire vegetable farmer has been prosecuted for safety failings after a mother of two was killed when she was run over by a reversing tractor trailer.

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Case 296 – Engineer not allowed to climb a stepladder to replace meter

Case 296 – Engineer not allowed to climb a stepladder to replace meter

A newspaper article stated that a man was left dumbfounded when an electricity engineer refused to replace his meter – because he was not allowed to climb a stepladder.

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Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Global engineering specialist Costain Limited has been ordered to pay more than £615,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed when a telehandler overturned during the construction of the Parkway development in Newbury.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

The senior partner of a building firm in Crawley has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and incompetent work on gas fittings and exposing a local family to the dangers of fire or explosion.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Kent firm in court after decade of ignoring risks to workers

Kent firm in court after decade of ignoring risks to workers

A Ramsgate company has been sentenced after one of its employees was left with a severe long-term disability following prolonged working with a range of vibrating machine tools.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks

Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks

A national targeted inspection focussing on health risks for construction workers saw enforcement action taken at one in six of hundreds of sites visited.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall

Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall

A London construction company and the director of a Hertfordshire roofing firm have been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he plunged almost six metres through a void for a roof light.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Ceredigion farmers fined for contractor’s serious injuries

Ceredigion farmers fined for contractor’s serious injuries

Two brothers have been fined for breaking safety legislation after a contractor suffered serious brain injuries in a fall while carrying out building work at one of their farms.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Engineering firm in court after workers suffer nerve damage

Engineering firm in court after workers suffer nerve damage

A Nottinghamshire aerospace engineering company has been ordered to pay more than £190,000 in fines and costs for failing to protect its employees from the effects of vibration, after 24 workers were diagnosed with debilitating nerve conditions.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Farmer fined £100,000 after worker was killed by reversing trailer

Farmer fined £100,000 after worker was killed by reversing trailer

A Lincolnshire vegetable farmer has been prosecuted for safety failings after a mother of two was killed when she was run over by a reversing tractor trailer.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Case 296 – Engineer not allowed to climb a stepladder to replace meter

Case 296 – Engineer not allowed to climb a stepladder to replace meter

A newspaper article stated that a man was left dumbfounded when an electricity engineer refused to replace his meter – because he was not allowed to climb a stepladder.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death
Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches
RR1011 – Pilot project to research the need to update HSE on the occupational health risks in the woodworking industry
Kent firm in court after decade of ignoring risks to workers
Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks
Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall
Ceredigion farmers fined for contractor’s serious injuries
Engineering firm in court after workers suffer nerve damage
Farmer fined £100,000 after worker was killed by reversing trailer
Case 296 – Engineer not allowed to climb a stepladder to replace meter

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