Stevenage Magistrates’ Court has fined a Hoddesdon based pitta bread manufacturer, £36,000 and ordered to pay costs of £1912.80 after pleading guilty to breaching Regulation11(1) of the Provision(and Use) of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Regulation 4(2) of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, and Regulation 11 of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.
Aylesbury Crown Court has fined an engineering company £75,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,831 after pleading guilty to breaching Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has successfully prosecuted a Hertfordshire based company after an employee suffered spinal injuries.
Warwick Crown Court has fined a Wirral based company £170,000 with £24,000 costs after an employee's arm was injured in machinery.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has successfully prosecuted a Hull based engineering company after a 63 year old a welder and fabricator was injured, when a marine hatch and frame fell onto him.
Liverpool Crown Court has sentenced a construction company £40,000 with £7,246.95 costs after a 45 year old employee was hit and then run over by an excavator.