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HSE Prosecutions

HSE Prosecutions

Company fined following multiple safety failings on construction site

A construction company has today been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property.Preston Magistrates’ Cou
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Restaurant Owner Fined After Disturbance of Asbestos

A restaurant owner has been fined after asbestos was disturbed during the conversion of rooms above the restaurant into flats in Essex.Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard
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HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to have died
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Construction Company and Director Fined for Unsafe Removal of Asbestos

A construction company and its director have been fined after failing to ensure the safe removal of asbestos during demolition work.Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court
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NHS Trust Sentenced After Employees and Contractors Exposed to Asbestos During Refurbishment Work

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment work undertaken in an accommodation block at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital exposed Trust employee
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Contractor Fined Following Illegal Asbestos Work

An Oldham building contractor has been fined following the uncontrolled removal of asbestos during a garage conversion.Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard how
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Hoteliers Fined After Failing to Assess the Presence of Asbestos During Refurbishment

A Devon based hoteliers has been sentenced today after materials containing asbestos were disturbed during a major refurbishment at The Park Hotel in Barnstaple.Newton Ab
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Company Fined for Poor Condition of Asbestos Containing Materials

A furniture manufacturing company, Godfrey-Syrett Limited (in administration), was sentenced today for failing to prevent exposure to asbestos at its factory in Killingwo
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Builder Jailed After Exposing Roof Workers to Health and Safety Risks

A self-employed builder has been sentenced after exposing roof workers to fall from height risks.Wolverhampton Crown Court heard how Mr Ranjit Singh Reehal, a self-employ
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HSE Launches Search for Acts and Messages of Kindness Towards Britain’s Builders

Members of the public are being encouraged to share messages and acts of kindness for those working in the construction industry, in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.Using b
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