HSE International

Warrington coach fabricator fined for health and safety offences after apprentice fractured ribs and ruptured spleen

Bespoke Bodies Ltd of Grange Hardwick, Warrington, pleaded guilty after the 25 year old apprentice worker from Orford, fell 30ft through fragile skylight…

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust fined £1m following death of John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital, Lincolnshire

John Biggadike, a patient at the NHS Trust hospital, died on 10 April 2012 from internal injuries after falling onto the metal post of a standing aid hoist…

Aldi fined £1 million after delivery driver loses toes in “horrific” accident

The driver sustained severe foot injuries while operating a powered pallet truck at the Aldi store in Somercotes, Derbyshire. He fractured all his toes…

Experts say increasing penalties for health and safety offences continue with new manslaughter sentencing guidelines

The manslaughter sentencing guidelines are set to contribute to the growing trend of stronger penalties for health and safety offences in the workplace…

Wakefield engineering firm in court after agency worker injures hand on lathe

Hallamshire Engineering Service Ltd of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974…

West Coast Corrugated in court after reversing fork lift truck struck worker

West Coast Corrugated Ltd failed to consider the risk created by vehicles and pedestrians operating in the same area. The company pleaded guilty to breach..

T Broom Construction fined after employee Ryan Sartin broke his pelvis and wrist falling 5m through roof

On 23 June 2016, Ryan Sartin was repairing a roof at Home Farm, Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, when he fell 5m through a fragile roof onto concrete flooring..

Engineering firm fined after inadequate controls lead to employees suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

One worker was undertaking a significant amount of grinding and polishing. Despite reporting his HAVS symptoms, his supervisor instructed him to continue…

Dale Pike sentenced to prison following death of Gareth Pugh at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club

‘Boss Golf Balls’ founder Dale Pike was sentenced to prison after employee Gareth Pugh drowned while diving to collect golf balls at Peterstone Lakes Golf..

Maxi Haulage fined £100k after worker suffers crush injuries, including a fractured skull

In 2015, a 6m piece of metal ducting, weighing 28kg, fell from the top deck of a trailer, hitting the worker on his head. Maxi Haulage pleaded guilty to…