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COMPLAINT BY PASSING PUBLIC COSTS DIRECTOR £40K

Posted on 12th December 2016
Company and director held to account for multiple site safety failings

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MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FAILED TO PERMEATE FIRM

Posted on 6th December 2016
Written HSMS not properly communicated or implemented

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DOG ATTACK REVEALS MULTIPLE BREACHES

Posted on 27th October 2016
Employer given jail term after mechanic attacked by guard dog

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SAFETY ADVISER FINED OVER DERMATITIS RISK

Posted on 20th June 2016
HSE prosecute company and H&S adviser after sensitisation

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SAFETY CONSULTANTS IN COURT ALONGSIDE CLIENT

Posted on 16th April 2016
Accidents exposed lack of suitable assessment and precautions

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FOUR FIRMS PAY PRICE FOR LACK OF SUITABLE RAMS

Posted on 5th April 2016
MEWP ran over foot of workman during window work

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RISK ASSESSMENT LACKED SUFFICIENT DEPTH

Posted on 15th February 2016
Custom and practice led to defeat of safety interlock and injury

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FINED £450K OVER INADEQUATE RISK ASSESSMENT

Posted on 4th January 2016
Failure to implement the few inadequate controls identified

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INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTOR FAILS THE UK TEST

Posted on 3rd August 2015
Proactive prosecution triggered by poor project management

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‘PROACTIVE PROSECUTIONS’ INCREASE IN LONDON

Posted on 15th June 2015
Roofing contractor fined over risk management failure

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PRICE OF ‘CORNER CUTTING’ ON THE RISE

Posted on 2nd June 2015
Complaint from passer-by lands developer in dock

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MOBILE PLANT MANUFACTURER FAILED TO ASSESS RISK

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Workman crushed during assembly of telescopic handler

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DIRECTOR FINED OVER FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT PLAN

Posted on 28th August 2014
Cement burns and lead ingestion risks on refurb project

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RISK ASSESSMENT “NOT APPROPRIATE” FOR TASK

Posted on 5th August 2014
Workman fell through roof during patch repair work

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ROOFWORK SHAMBLES LANDS FIVE IN CROWN COURT

Posted on 25th July 2014
Client failed to carry PC responsibilities effectively on own site

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SCAFFOLDER FALL EXPOSED RISK MANAGEMENT FLAWS

Posted on 23rd June 2014
Fall through fragile rooflight ends career of trainee scaffolder

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HIGH FINES & COSTS OVER ‘ROCKETING’ CYLINDER DEATH

Posted on 6th July 2013
Major building services firm and others failed to manage system installation 

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SITE MANAGEMENT FAILINGS PUT TO CROWN COURT

Posted on 23rd January 2013
Untrained business owner held to account for CDM offence

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BELOW PAR H&S CONSULTANT IN DOCK WITH CLIENT

Posted on 16th January 2013
Lack of expertise resulted in exposure to harmful substances  

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FATAL FALL AT WARWICK CASTLE ENDS IN MASSIVE FINE

Posted on 27th April 2012
Operator warned of risk which claimed life of visitor to major attraction

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CLIENT FINED FOR FAILURE TO CHECK PROJECT SAFETY PROGRESS

Posted on 25th January 2012
Contractors and client prosecuted after errors over obvious fall risks

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NO BLAME IF RISK ASSESSMENT ‘PROVED WRONG BY EVENTS’

Posted on 29th July 2011
Landowner cleared of negligence over death whilst HSE take action elsewhere

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SHOOTING RAISES RISK ASSESSMENT PROBLEMS

Posted on 25th September 2009
Action on risk assessment findings is what stops injury and ill-health

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