Health and Safety

Company fined £2.3m after workers put at risk of death

A major pipeline transportation company has been fined £2.3million for safety breaches after its employees were exposed to risk of serious injury and even death while working on a leaking pipeline containing petrol under pressure.

Workers at Exolum Pipeline System Ltd, formerly known as CLH Pipeline System (CLH-PS) Ltd, were excavating...Read More »

Property owner sentenced after builder suffered life changing injuries

A Derbyshire property owner has been given a community order after a father-of-two sustained life changing injuries when a wall collapsed on top of him during a barn conversion.

Nigel Edwards failed to have a structural assessment of the outbuildings carried out as part of his planning for the project...Read More »

HSE hosts its first building safety conference

The first Building Safety Conference, hosted by HSE’s Building Safety Regulator (BSR) is taking place today, Wednesday 22 March 2023, at Central Hall, Westminster


BSR was created following Dame Judith Hackett’s review and...Read More »

Company fined £175,000 after worker suffers brain trauma

A London company has been fined £175,000 after a worker suffered serious head injuries that saw him hospitalised for seven months.

The man, who was 35 at the time, was working at a domestic property on Elmfield Avenue, Crouch End, London, on 3 March 2019 when he sustained head injuries during...Read More »

Firm receives £190k fine after worker seriously injured

A Hereford company has been fined £190k after an employee was seriously injured after falling into a pit.

The man was working for Wyman-Gordon Limited, a company that produces forgings for the aerospace industry, when he fell into the bottom of a pit on 25 November 2018. He sustained deep cuts...Read More »

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