HSE International

Icon Process Systems Ltd in court after worker fell 3.5m from water treatment tank

The Icon Process Systems Ltd employee sustained bruising to the brain and broke his wrist in several places after falling from an unsecured ladder leaning..

LKAB Minerals (Richmond) Ltd fined after worker lost fingers when a gate fell onto his hand

Two LKAB Minerals workers were attempting repairs to a gate weighing over 400kg and using a forklift. A four leg lifting chain that was too long slipped …

Three companies fined over £1m after workers exposed to asbestos during refurbishment at school in Waltham Forest

A HSE investigation found that although an asbestos survey was completed at the school, there were multiple caveats and disclaimers which were not checked..

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..