£1m fine for Crossrail contractor following three incidents

A joint venture comprising of three companies established to support the Crossrail tunnel construction has been fined a total of more than £1m following three separate incidents on the project, including the death of a worker. Southwark Crown Court heard Renè Tkáčik died after being crushed by falling wet concrete on 7 March 2014. Two […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
£1m fine for Crossrail contractor following three incidents

Construction Company and Contractor Fined after CCTV Engineer Falls from Height

Two companies have been fined after a worker fell more than three metres through the second floor of a building. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how on 31 March 2015, Stephen Baines, a 48 year old father of six children, was installing a CCTV security system into a four storey building. He was standing on […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Construction Company and Contractor Fined after CCTV Engineer Falls from Height

Two contractors fined after worker fell from height

Two London based construction contractors, Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) have today been fined after an employee fell more than three metres when a scaffold board that he was standing on broke. Southwark Crown Court heard SCL had been appointed the principal contractor for the construction of a shopping centre […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Two contractors fined after worker fell from height

Unregistered plumber and company fined after unsafe gas work

An unregistered plumber has been sentenced after carrying out gas work at addresses in North London over a two year period. Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has also been fined after allowing the contractor to carry out work on the gas appliances on its behalf. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how Errol Dillon carried out gas work […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Unregistered plumber and company fined after unsafe gas work

Company fined after failing to comply with Improvement Notice

Dnata Limited has been fined after safety failings were discovered by a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection of the site in Middlesex. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 23 April 2015 a HSE Specialist Radiation Inspector attended the Middlesex site and identified various breaches of the lonising Radiations Regulations 1999. HSE subsequently served two […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company fined after failing to comply with Improvement Notice

Company and general manager fined after safety failings

A company and its general manager have been fined for failing to maintain health and safety standards at work after multiple improvement notices were issued. Cambridge Magistrates Court heard how Cambridge Timbertec Ltd failed to maintain suitable standards of work after several inspections by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The company had received six […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company and general manager fined after safety failings

Girls’ School fined after teacher seriously injured in fall from height

Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 9 May 2016 a teacher was conducting rigging and adjustments to spotlights and cabling in the school drama studio when he fell from a stepladder. A fellow teacher present in the room turned to find her colleague had fallen from the ladder and was unconscious on the drama studio floor having suffered multiple fractures to the skull, wrist and elbow […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Girls’ School fined after teacher seriously injured in fall from height

Contractor fined after worker fatally crushed

CMF Ltd has been fined after 31-year-old sub-contractor Richard Laco died when working on large construction project in London. Southwark Crown Court heard that Richard had been contracted by CMF to work on the Frances Crick Institute project. He was fatally crushed on 6 November 2013 by a concrete staircase that was in the process […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Contractor fined after worker fatally crushed