Principal Contractor fined after roller shutter door damages market stall

A Principal Contractor has been fined after a roller shutter door damaged a market stall in Walthamstow. Westminster Magistrates Court heard that, at approximately 5am on 3 August 2016, employees of Flex D B Construction Ltd were removing a roller shutter door on the boundary of a site on High Street, Walthamstow. During this activity, […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Principal Contractor fined after roller shutter door damages market stall

London Council and Veolia fined after worker crushed by reversing vehicle

A London Borough Council and large waste company have been fined after a worker was crushed by a reversing dust cart, suffering significant injury. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 9 May 2016, an employee of London Borough of Croydon, working within the motor vehicle repair undertaking of Veolia ES (UK) Limited as a workshop […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
London Council and Veolia fined after worker crushed by reversing vehicle

Lewisham council fined after failing to control risk

The London Borough of Lewisham has today been found guilty and fined for failing to manage and control the risk of persons falling into vehicle inspection pits at their Wearside Service Centre in Ladywell. Southwark Crown Court heard how, a visitor to the Wearside Service Centre fell into a vehicle inspection pit striking her head […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Lewisham council fined after failing to control risk

Construction firms fined after tenant seriously injured during refurbishment work

Two construction firms have been fined after a tenant suffered serious injuries when she fell through a fragile surface. Southwark Crown Court heard how the tenant was injured when, in the process of gaining access to her flat, she fell 5.5m through a fragile cement sheet to the balcony walkway below. She suffered serious injuries […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Construction firms fined after tenant seriously injured during refurbishment work