Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London. Work was carried out by three employees of construction firm Cowen Builders Limited, of Chelmsford exposed them to asbestos over several days after it was disturbed. It […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents. Bromley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 10 March 2014, an employee of Ideal Waste Paper Company Limited got his arm entangled in the roller and belt of a conveyor. On 16 July 2014, another […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Roofing company prosecuted over safety breach

A roofing firm has been sentenced after being found guilty of a safety breach relating to unsafe work at height. West London Magistrates’ Court was told that HSE visited the site and found two workers had been tasked with removing tiles and re-felting a gulley area adjacent to a pitched roof in Paragon Place, Blackheath, London. HSE prosecuted […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Roofing company prosecuted over safety breach