Contractor, client and director convicted after dangerous building site conditions

A contractor, client and director have been convicted after conditions at a building site were found to be dangerous. Southwark Crown Court heard that inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited the construction site on Gladesmore Road, London on numerous occasions in 2015 while building work was taking place at the property. Inspectors found […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Contractor, client and director convicted after dangerous building site conditions

Two companies fined half a million pounds after worker left paralysed

Two companies have been fined more than half a million pounds after a site worker lost the use of his legs following an incident in London. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 5 November 2015, Mr Marcel Păduraru, a Romanian construction worker, fell onto and then through a fragile plastic skylight into a basement over […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Two companies fined half a million pounds after worker left paralysed

Two companies fined after worker suffers life-changing head injury

Two companies have today been for causing a life-threatening injury to a worker whilst he was working on a flat roof. Southwark Crown Court how, on 1 December 2014, after a leak had been identified on a flat roof at Downsell Primary School, facility managers Kier Facilities Services Ltd requested action to be taken by […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Two companies fined after worker suffers life-changing head injury

Company prosecuted after worker killed

RRS London Waste Papers Ltd have been sentenced after health and safety breaches resulted in the death of one of their employees. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a RRS London Waste Papers Ltd worker was found dead inside the compaction chamber of a baling machine. The worker had suffered fatal crush injuries. An investigation by […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company prosecuted after worker killed

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