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

Worker sentenced after seriously injuring pedestrian

An employee of a skip firm has been sentenced after causing serious injury to a pedestrian. Southwark Crown Court was shown CCTV footage of the incident which took place on 2 August 2017. The footage showed Mr Daividas Rupeika driving into another excavator at the site in Wimbledon, South West London. He then proceeded to […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Worker sentenced after seriously injuring pedestrian

Company fined after falling scaffold clips hits pedestrian

A scaffolding company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a scaffold clip fell approximately 20m (60 ft.) and hit a member of the public walking below. Westminster Magistrates Court heard that, on 20 March 2017, the injured person was walking along Upper Street in Islington, London when he was hit on the head by […] Source: Media centre – HSE » London
Company fined after falling scaffold clips hits pedestrian

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