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.
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.
Swansea Crown Court has sentenced a self-employed contractor from Carmarthenshire, to a six month custodial sentence after being found guilty of breaching Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
Nottingham Crown Court has fined a company £200,000 with costs of £100,000 after admitting breaching Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, and Regulation 3(1)(a) of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. - See more at: https://greg-micyk-p9t5.squarespace.com/resources/mansfield-based-company-fined-after-fatality#sthash.C6JrqqOy.dpuf
Company failed to plan or supervise work and didn't carry out risk assessment... A maintenance company in Walsall has been prosecuted after a worker sustained serious injuries when he feel through a fragile roof 11 feet from the ground in Nottingham.