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Amputations lead to fines

Amputations lead to fines

15/11/2022

Amputations lead to fines for a Leeds waste management business.  A scrap metal company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker lost parts of four fingers while operating poorly maintained machinery.


Costly Collision

Costly Collision

14/11/2022

A costly collision has resulted in three companies being given six-figure fines after a driver was crushed between a reversing HGV and a forklift truck in a warehouse beside Heathrow Airport.


Pollution Enforcement Undertaking

Pollution Enforcement Undertaking

10/11/2022

A company which handles hazardous waste has agreed a pollution enforcement undertaking following groundwater contamination.  The company made a payment of £25,000 to an environmental charity following the contamination of groundwater at its site.


Electric Shock Prosecutions

Electric Shock Prosecutions

08/11/2022

Electric shock prosecutions by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) highlight the dangers of working near overhead power cables. A construction company and two workers have been sentenced after a worker suffered an electric shock whilst working on a farm.


Director’s Fire Risk Failings

Director’s Fire Risk Failings

03/11/2022

A company director’s fire risk failings were identified during an HSE site visit.


Nestle Newcastle Factory Fine

Nestle Newcastle Factory Fine

02/11/2022

Nestle Newcastle factory fine after an employee suffered life-changing injuries.  The incident happened on 30 November 2020 when the man was drawn into a roller mechanism on a conveyor machine.


Duty of Care fine

Duty of Care fine

31/10/2022

A Barnsley landowner faces a duty of care fine and penalties of over £5,000 after failing to comply with an Environment Agency notice to keep and serve Waste Transfer Notes.
Environment Agency Officers served a statutory notice on Carla Hardwick of Barnsley Road, Brierley.


Peanut allergy breach

Peanut allergy breach

28/10/2022

A restaurant worker has been fined for a peanut allergy breach.  The worker who served peanuts to a woman with a peanut allergy putting her in hospital on her 18th birthday was fined in court.


Trainee Timeline

Trainee Timeline

03/10/2022

The training process to be a solicitor starts with your in-office training, be that your Training Contract, Apprenticeship, or Qualifying Experience.


Leigh’s a winner at Inter Spinal Unit Games

Leigh’s a winner at Inter Spinal Unit Games

23/09/2022

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