HSE to prosecute Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd


The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd that it will be prosecuted following the explosion at Celsa steelworks, Splott, Cardiff on 18 November 2015.

The explosion resulted in the deaths of Mr Mark Sim and Mr Peter O’Brien, engineers at the company’s Rod and Bar Mill, and injured other workers.

The families of Mark Sim and Peter O’Brien have been informed that Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd will be prosecuted.

Celsa Manufacturing (UK) Ltd is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on 11 September 2018 to face a charge under Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Notes to Editors

  1. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. We prevent work-related death, injury and ill health through regulatory actions that range from influencing behaviours across whole industry sectors through to targeted interventions on individual businesses. These activities are supported by globally recognised scientific expertise. www.hse.gov.uk
  2. More about the legislation referred to in this case can be found at: www.legislation.gov.uk/
  3. HSE news releases are available at http://press.hse.gov.uk

Journalists should approach HSE press office with any queries on regional press releases.

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