Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - MANSLAUGHTER - Category

DIRECTOR AND FOREMAN JAILED OVER FATAL FALL

Posted on 18th September 2017
Failure to act on HSE advice ended in gross negligence manslaughter

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WORKPLACE MANSLAUGHTER OUTCOMES SET TO RISE

Posted on 7th July 2017
Guidelines target gross negligence with serious disregard and cost-cutting

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BOSS AND FOREMAN CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 10th June 2017
Safety standards allowed to fall despite HSE enforcement action

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SECOND CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE IN WEEK

Posted on 22nd May 2017
Double fatality represented pattern of serious neglect

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DIRECTORS JAILED AND FIRM FINED FOR MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 22nd May 2017
Client paid £100,000 less than economic cost for roof work

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SITE MANAGER CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 24th March 2017
Member of the pubic died as a result of ‘gross negligence’ by manager

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TRIAL: PASSER-BY KILLED BY FALLING FRAMES

Posted on 8th February 2017
Three managers deny gross negligence manslaughter charges

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BUSINESSMAN JAILED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 25th January 2017
Work sought as cheaply as possible with disregard for worker safety

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REVIEW 2016: KEY DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2017 ONWARDS

Posted on 5th January 2017
New approaches, simplification, health and more…

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CAVALIER CONTRACTOR JAILED FOR FIVE YEARS

Posted on 18th October 2016
Total disregard for the safety caused death of 17 year-old in ladder fall

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MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTIONS FOR FIRM & MANAGER

Posted on 19th August 2016
Workman died after falling into waste skip

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SITE MANAGER JAILED FOR MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 20th July 2016
Extreme risk created by manager who fell far short of what the law required

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: £500,000 FINE IMPOSED

Posted on 4th July 2016
Two pedestrians died in basement fall after site hoarding failed

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THREE YEARS IN JAIL FOR EXPLOITATIVE LANDLORD

Posted on 11th May 2016
Workman died at home in bed after workplace injury ‘covered up’

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FINES CONTINUE TO RISE UNDER NEW RULES

Posted on 10th May 2016
Major manufacturer fined £800,000 following serious arm injury

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM ADMITS DEATHS

Posted on 9th May 2016
Pedestrians lost lives falling into inadequately protected basement

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DIRECTOR JAILED FOR 6 YEARS OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

Posted on 9th April 2016
Clear evidence that “quick profit” put before worker safety

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM FINED £700,000

Posted on 31st December 2015
Mobile crane hire company sentenced over death of driver

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CRANE FIRM GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 1st December 2015
Brakes on mobile crane found to be in “shocking condition”

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CONTRACTOR PLEADED GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 24th November 2015
Remorse saves defendant from immediate prison sentence

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MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FOLLOW DOUBLE FATALITY

Posted on 6th November 2015
HSW Section 6 offences alleged in respect on door company

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL OF CRANE FIRM

Posted on 2nd November 2015
Driver died when 125-tonne vehicle careered down hill

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE CONCLUDED

Posted on 25th September 2015
Developer fined and executives given prison sentence

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FIRM PLEAD GUILTY TO CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 10th September 2015
Contractor and manager admit H&S offences over falling wall death

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DEATH ENDS IN THREE MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES

Posted on 2nd September 2015
Image result for met policePedestrian died when struck by falling window

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM FINED £600,000

Posted on 3rd August 2015
Aerospace company found guilty of corporate manslaughter

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: COMPANY SENTENCED

Posted on 21st July 2015
Director given prison sentence alongside CM penalty

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MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL OVER NET RIGGER DEATH

Posted on 10th July 2015
electricshocksignClient and project manager deny manslaughter allegations

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SUPERVISOR CLEARED OVER MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 5th April 2015
Apprentice died after falling from gap in scaffolding

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CONTRACTOR GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Director and company sentenced over fatal fragile rooflight fall

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JAIL TERM FOR DIRECTOR OVER AVOIDABLE DEATH

Posted on 27th January 2015
Workman crushed during movement of machinery by forklift

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE CONCLUDED

Posted on 19th November 2014
Stonemasonry company fined £150,000 over lifting operation death

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PENALTY AT £1/2M

Posted on 10th November 2014
Inexcusable neglect and explosion caused death of employee

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FATHER AQUITTED OF SON’S MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 14th October 2014
Fall through fragile roof during roof light replacement

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CRANE COMPANY FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 16th September 2014
Corporate Manslaughter allegation over crane driver death

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DIRECTOR & OTHER FACE MANSLAUGHTER ETC. CHARGES

Posted on 6th August 2014
Rigger electrocuted whilst installing fall arrest safety netting

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CPS DROP CHILD MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 3rd June 2014
Builder may still face prison sentence for HSW Act offence

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION AFTER TRIAL

Posted on 27th May 2014
Overall execution of construction project fell below required standard

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTION PROGRESS

Posted on 15th May 2014
Court hears allegations of “complete lack of planning” on refurb project

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MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE DROPPED IN ROOF DEATH CASE

Posted on 16th March 2014
Safety at work prosecution concludes barn roof fatality

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MASSIVE FINE AND BAN IMPOSED ON DIRECTOR

Posted on 26th February 2014
Corporate Manslaughter charge attracts nominal financial penalty

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MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL: CHILD FELL FROM WALKWAY

Posted on 28th January 2014
Jury hears of death after removal of panel during maintenance

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE SENTENCED

Posted on 25th November 2013
Fine in banana boat ride death case has few lessons for construction

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MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE FOR MAINTENANCE CONTRACTOR

Posted on 29th July 2013
Fall from balcony of two-year-old prompts manslughter allegation

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THREE YEAR JAIL TERM IMPOSED FOR MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 21st May 2013
Owner of dismantling imprisoned and client director fined over death

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DISMANTLING FIRM OWNER GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 20th May 2013
Client and contractor companies and directors found negligent

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DIRECTOR TO FACE MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 20th May 2013
Cricket ground stand death triggers director and company prosecutions

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: REVIEW OF ISSUES

Posted on 15th May 2013
International law firm provide review and ‘pointers’ on CMCH Act

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FIRM AND DIRECTOR FACE MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES

Posted on 11th March 2013
Corporate manslaughter charge over man who died from crush injuries

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS UPDATE

Posted on 11th February 2013
CPS launches two Corporate Manslaughter prosecutions

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