Contractor fined after worker suffers life changing injuries in a van fire

Greenseal Insulation Ltd, a company specialising in spray foam insulation services, have today been fined after an inexperienced worker suffered severe burns while attempting to refuel petrol powered equipment. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 11 January 2015, workers were spraying insulation into a ceiling cavity of a retail outlet. The foam spraying equipment was […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Contractor fined after worker suffers life changing injuries in a van fire

Company fined after worker falls through roof

Southern Solar Ltd and Sonya French have today been fined after a worker fell through a fragile barn roof, suffering life-changing injuries. Brighton Crown Court heard how a farmer had contacted Southern Solar Ltd to fit 100 solar panels. The company subcontracted the fitting of the panels to a rope access company, Sky High Rope […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company fined after worker falls through roof

Contractor fined after a series of failures to carry out work safely and provide adequate welfare facilities

A contractor carrying out refurbishment and basement extension work was prosecuted after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) identified a series of serious safety breaches during inspections. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that PVAD Limited was the contractor controlling work at a construction site at on Montholme Road, London, SW11, when it was inspected by the […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Contractor fined after a series of failures to carry out work safely and provide adequate welfare facilities

Company fined after worker injured

A manufacturer of agricultural equipment has been fined after a worker suffered two broken legs when a stack of metal sheets fell onto his ankles. High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of K Two Sales Ltd accessed the rear of a guillotine to measure some off-cuts. There were around 20 sheets of 4mm […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company fined after worker injured

Company and director fined after worker falls from height

Prior Homes Limited and company Director Paul Prior have been sentenced after the failure to control the risks associated with working on a fragile roof led to a worker sustaining serious injuries. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how two men were removing panels on a fragile roof when one of them fell through to the floor […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company and director fined after worker falls from height

Contractor sentenced after exposing family to carbon monoxide

A self-employed builder has been given a suspended custodial sentence after a family was exposed to carbon monoxide fumes. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that Mr Daljit Kundi left the boiler in an unsafe condition, enclosing the boiler’s flue within a new extension that was being built to their home, but allowed it to remain in […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Contractor sentenced after exposing family to carbon monoxide

Company and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height

Advanced Industrial Roofing and Cladding Solutions Limited (AIRCSL) and Stephen Bell have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile skylight while carrying out work on a roof. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how AIRCSL and Stephen Bell had been in the process of installing a new industrial roof over the existing asbestos cement roof, […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height