Health and Safety

Man sentenced after illegal gas work in Cornish home

A self-employed builder has been found guilty and sentenced today after conducting gas work he was not registered or competent to do and leaving it in a dangerous condition.

Plymouth Magistrates’ Court heard how in March 2018 Christopher Finley, sole director of Centreline Building Services Ltd, quoted for a kitchen re-fit...Read More »


BP Exploration Operating Company Limited fined after an oil leak

BP Exploration Operating Company Limited has today been fined following an uncontrolled release of fluids at the Sullom Voe Terminal, Mossbank, Shetland.

Lerwick Sheriff Court heard that on 13 December 2016 work was being carried out by BP Exploration Operating Company employees to drain a surge relief line connected to the...Read More »


Groundworks company fined after security guard suffers life changing injuries

A groundworks company has been fined after a security guard suffered serious hand injuries.

Bristol Magistrates’ Court heard how on 17 November 2017 at the site on Ableton Lane in Avonmouth, a plant driver employed by APK Earthmoving Limited requested the assistance of a security guard working for a separate company...Read More »


Partners of roofing company bowled over for unsafe work

Both partners of a roofing company have been sentenced following out unsafe work on a Bowls Club in Salisbury.

Swindon Magistrates’ Court heard how between 23 April and 7 May 2018 workers of CB Roofing were seen working on the roof with unsafe access, no edge protection and nothing to prevent...Read More »


Company and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height

Two companies, P.D.R. Construction Limited and Metcalfe Roofing & Building Services Limited, have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile mesh roof whilst carrying out work at height.

Teesside Crown Court heard how, on 21 July 2016, the injured person had been in the process of installing a roof...Read More »


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