Laing O’Rourke fined £800,000 after worker fatally crushed at Heathrow Airport

A construction firm has been sentenced following the death of Philip Griffiths at Heathrow Airport in October 2014. Southwark Crown Court heard that Philip’s brother Paul accidentally reversed into his 38-year-old sibling when the pair were trying to move a broken down scissor lift on a service road, while working for Laing O’Rourke. Paul Griffiths […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Laing O’Rourke fined £800,000 after worker fatally crushed at Heathrow Airport

Principal contractor fined for safety failings

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings after complaints from the public Basildon Magistrates’ Court heard how Malik Contractors and Engineers Ltd were working at a site St John’s Way in Corringham, Essex in 2016 when concerned members of the public contacted the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Malik Contractors and […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Principal contractor fined for safety failings

Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how Jair Morales was installing plywood boards covering holes on the third floor of the building when he fell a distance of 3.95m to the floor below. The court heard no steps had been taken to […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Director and Company fined for lift shaft death

Two London-based companies have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left seriously injured falling six storeys through a lift shaft. Southwark Crown Court heard how work was being carried out to decommission a lift shaft in a building that was being converted into luxury apartments, when the chain supporting […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Director and Company fined for lift shaft death