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HSE Prosecutions

HSE Prosecutions

Asbestos Removal Company Fined for Failing to Protect workers from Risk

An asbestos management company has been fined and two of its employees jailed for failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure during a major refurbishment project i
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Builder Prosecuted for Exposing Employees to Asbestos During unsafe Removal

Kieran Lynch has been prosecuted after his employees were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing domestic premises in Barnsdale Road, Reading.Reading Magistrates’ Court h
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Company Sentenced After Fatal Fall Through Fragile Asbestos Roof

A company has been sentenced after an employee of a Powys construction company was fatally injured in Liverpool when he fell six metres through a roof whilst working on a
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Directors Fined for Unlicensed Asbestos Removal

The managing director and the director of a printing company, have been fined for safety breaches after organising the removal of asbestos insulation board by untrained p
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HSE Publishes Annual Work-Related Ill-Health, Injury and Enforcement Statistics for 2020/21

Today, Thursday 16 December 2021, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published statistics that cover work-related ill health, non-fatal workplace injuries and enfo
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School and Contractor Fined for Unsafe Removal of Asbestos

A school and its maintenance contractor have been fined after workers disturbed asbestos at the school while installing a new heating system.Peterlee Magistrates’ Court h
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Construction Company Fined for Unsafe Removal of Asbestos

A construction company has been fined after disturbing asbestos and removing it without adequate precautions at a pub in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.Salisbury Magistrates’ Cour
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HSE Launches Working Minds Campaign to Encourage Employers to Promote Good Mental Health in Work

Work-related stress and poor mental health risk becoming a health and safety crisis for Great Britain’s workplaces, the regulator has warned.While the full impact of the
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Construction Company Fined for Employee Asbestos Exposure

MS Properties (Northern) Ltd have been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos on 22 March 2019 after removing false ceiling tiles during a sho
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HSE Releases Annual Workplace Fatality Figures for 2020/21

Provisional data released today shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year, though the nu
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