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.
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.
Trafford Magistrates’ Court has fined a motor vehicle repair company £33,000 with £12,000 costs after a 27 year old work experience student was crushed to death by a car.
Ayr Sheriff Court has fined a Dumfries based haulage company £45,000 after pleading guilty to breaching Sections 3(1) and Section 33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.
Canterbury Crown Court has fined a tyre company after pleading guilty to breaches of Section 2(1) and 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. The court fined the firm £1 million and ordered to pay costs of £99,485.
Preston Crown Court has fined a Cumbrian based company £15,000 after pleading guilty to breaching Regulation 11(1) of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.