Imprisonment of health and safety consultant

Independent health and safety consultant Richard Golding was sentenced to prison this week following a fatal incident. Read more »

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£150,000 fine for Chessington over youngster’s severe injuries

Chessington World of Adventures was on the 12th Jan sentenced for safety failings that led to a four-year-old girl suffering life-changing head injuries when she fell from a raised walkway while queuing for a ride. Read more »

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Martin McColl Limited (now McColl’s Retail Group Plc), Lone working risks

Newsagent chain Martin McColl Limited (now McColl’s Retail Group Plc), has been fined £150,000 and ordered to pay £78,000 in costs after pleading guilty to six separate breaches of Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. Read more »

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Firm fined over building collapse scare in Harrow

A Harrow-based building firm has appeared in court after a botched demolition sent masonry crashing into the kitchen of a neighbouring property, narrowly missing an occupant who had just left the room.

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Gas safety neglect lands property company in court

Westminster Magistrates heard yesterday that an improvement notice was served by HSE on the firm requiring it to complete the statutory landlord safety checks. However the work was not done until two weeks after the notice had expired.

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Corporate manslaughter fines should be up to £20m, says Sentencing Council

Fines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences should ensure ‘a consistent approach to sentencing’, says Michael Caplan QC, a member of the Sentencing Council. Read more »

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Jaguar Land Rover prosecuted over worker’s horrific injuries

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after an employee suffered life-threatening crush injuries when he was dragged into inadequately guarded machinery. Read more »

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Commercial director found guilty of manslaughter following tragic death of a worker and sentenced to three years

Anghel Milosavlevici was a worker employed by Siday Construction Ltd, which was contracted to provide building services to a residential property. Read more »

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Elderly woman died after suffering burns in nursing home bath

A nursing home in Deeside has been fined for breaching safety laws after an 88-year-old resident suffered nine per cent burns to her body when she was lowered into a bath of scalding hot water. Read more »

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Bolton landlords in court after baby boy suffers carbon monoxide poisoning

Two Bolton landlords have been fined after a four-month-old baby and both his parents were taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning.
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