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Civil engineering company fined after worker Darren Richardson fatally crushed

RMB Contractors Ltd worker Darren Richardson was crushed between a 21-tonne tracked excavator and a stationary dumper truck in December 2014 …

Howden Joinery fined £1.2m after agency driver Richard Brown fatally crushed

Richard Brown was delivering kitchen worktops to a Howden Joinery Ltd site in Workington, when an overloaded forklift truck toppled and fatally crushed …

Manslaughter charges for men in connection with death of carpenter David Clark

Michael Holland, 69, and Grant Oakes, 46, were found guilty and sentenced to nine months in prison respectively, after the death of David Clark in 2014 …

Iceland fined £2.5 million after death of worker, Tony Hopkins, at Rotherham store

Iceland Foods has been fined £2.5 million after contractor Tony Hopkins, 58, fell 3m through a suspended ceiling and died as a result of his injuries …

Companies plead guilty to breaching Work at Height Regulations after sub-contractor’s fatal 7 meter fall

On 20 July 2012, the sub-contractor working for Quality 1st Building Services Ltd was undertaking remedial work to a roof at a domestic property …

RAIB investigation into fatal tram accident near Sandilands Junction, Croydon, continues

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) releases update on the investigation into fatal tram accident that killed seven on 9 November 2016 …

Pleasurewood Hills Fireball ride reopens following health and safety inspections

Six rides in total were closed at UK theme parks. The machines were versions of the KMG Afterburner on which a man was killed and seven people injured …

Health & Safety Executive issues statement following fatal incident at Ohio Theme Park

A number of theme park rides across England have been temporarily closed following a fatality at an Ohio Theme Park. The HSE has initiated re-inspections …

Crossrail joint venture fined £1m for safety breaches including death of worker, Renè Tkáčik

Renè Tkáčik died after being crushed by falling wet concrete on 7 March 2014. Terence ‘Ian’ Hughes and Alex Vizitiu were also injured within six days of …

Mike Neesam & Son Ltd prosecuted after Hall Hill Farm wall collapse led to the death builder Steven Ratcliffe

Steven Brian Radcliffe, employee of Mike Neesam & Son, had been working on a refurbishment project on Hall Hill Farm, County Durham, when he was struck…