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HSE Prosecutions

HSE Prosecutions

Recycling Company Fined After Workers Exposed to Wood Dust

The long-term health of workers at a wood waste recycling centre was put in danger due to excessive exposure to the dust their work created, a Health and Safety Executive
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M&S On Board for the Latest HSE Podcast on Asbestos

Britain’s workplace regulator has just launched a new podcast outlining the duty to manage asbestos in buildings.In this episode, experts from the Health and Safety Execu
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Company and Director Fined after Workers Exposed to Asbestos

A company and its director have been sentenced after workers were exposed to asbestos and its potential harmful effects.Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (H
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Company Fined after HSE Inspection Finds Wood Dust Failures

A company has been fined after an inspection by Britain’s workplace regulator found workers were being exposed to excessive levels of wood dust.Breathing in wood dust exc
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Director Jailed for Failing to Protect Workers from Asbestos Exposure

A company director has been jailed for eight months after failing to protect workers from exposure to asbestos at a student development project in Winchester.Stephen Davi
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Company Director Avoids Prison Over Wood Dust Failures

The director of a Norwich woodworking company has avoided an immediate spell behind bars after he exposed his employees to harmful wood dust.Wood dust can cause serious a
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Manufacturing Company Fined £15,000 for Wood Dust Failures

A manufacturing company has been fined £15,000 after exposing its own workers to wood dust and failing to comply with two improvement notices.Wood dust can cause serious
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Man Handed Community Order for Illegal Removal of Asbestos

A Hartlepool man has been handed a community order after he admitted removing asbestos from a school when he wasn’t licenced to do so.Sean Thomas Faulkner, 55, also inten
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HSE Publishes Annual Work-Related ill Health and Injury Statistics for 2022/23

Nearly two million workers in Great Britain reported suffering from work-related ill health in 2022/23.The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today (Wednesday 22 Novem
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Lights, Camera, Take Action this World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2023

The scale of reported work-related stress across the UK economy has been increasing year on year, and Britain’s workplace regulator is campaigning for employers to take a
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