A Birmingham manufacturer of calcium carbonate products has today been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when struck by a forklift truck.
Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 24 July 2017, Christine Workman, an employee of Minteq UK Ltd (trading as Specialty Minerals) was struck by a forklift truck whilst...Read More »
A Stockport construction company has been prosecuted after failing to ensure suitable welfare facilities were provided for workers on site.
Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that R & S Builders (Mcr) Ltd had been issued with multiple Improvement Notices, following an inspection by a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector at the...Read More »
Kitchen worktop manufacturing company, The Solid Surface Shop UK Ltd was sentenced for non-compliance of Improvement Notices and failure to effectively manage health and safety.
Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard that, during an inspection in March 2016, it was found that there was a poor standard of health and safety management including...Read More »
Former manufacturing company Betafence Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after worker was crushed by a wire drawing roller.
Sheffield Magistrates’ court heard how on 8 February 2017, the worker was reconfiguring some wire drawing equipment which had previously been used to apply a zinc coating to wire at a site...Read More »
A Cardiff-based health board and the director of a maintenance company have today been sentenced after a worker fell from height, suffering life-changing injuries.
Cardiff Crown Court heard how, on 22 September 2016, Christopher Rees, employed by W D Rees Maintenance Ltd, was undertaking window cleaning at the Women’s Services Unit...Read More »