HSE International

Concrete manufacturer fined after worker, Sukhdev Kundi, died 3 years after breaking his spine in fall

Meadows WR LLP (MWR) has been fined after Sukhdev Kundi fell from a stepladder in 2012. He broke his spine in three places, was paralysed from the chest…

London construction contractors fined after worker, 64, fell over 3m through scaffold board

Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) were found guilty of breaching the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations…

Lancashire firm in court after worker fractured ankle when machine toppled over and crushed his leg

Lancashire based company, Spectral Colours Limited (SCL), pleaded guilty of breaching health and safety regulations, was fined £3000 and was ordered to…

Firm and Director fined after worker fell over 20ft while erecting scaffolding

The man, 20, was climbing a 25ft ladder carrying a 16ft scaffold pole weighing about 20kg. He suffered multiple fractures to his right leg and ankle…

Manchester paint manufacturer fined after worker suffers burns cleaning spray booth floor

A cloud of flammable vapour in the spray booth was ignited by the electric motor of the floor scrubber. The man was seriously injured, with 26% burns…

Warburtons fined £1.9m after agency worker Wayne Thorpe injured arm on bread line conveyor belt

CCTV footage revealed that while cleaning the bread line at the Warburtons Eastwood plant, Wayne Thorpe became trapped between a conveyor belt and moulder..

Contractor sentenced after death of retired farmer James Headland

James Headland, a retired farmer, was struck in the neck by wire ejected from contractor Adrian Pickett’s hedge cutting machine. Headland, 73, later died…

Steel company fined £1m after oxygen pipe explosion

The Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering Limited worker, 57, suffered life changing injuries after the explosion in 2013. He received third degree burns…

Pyeroy Ltd fined after MEWP incident leads to death of worker Keith Stevens

In October 2013, Pyeroy Ltd employee Keith Stevens was helping to dismantle temporary roofing at Devonport Naval Base using a MEWP…

Worker punctures lungs falling 8m through Salford storage shed roof

The man fell through a timber storage shed roof in 2016 and suffered multiple injuries including a broken leg, elbow and ribs. He punctured his lungs and also had his spleen removed as a result of the fall…