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Director fined £30k after workers narrowly escape roof collapse

A director of a construction firm has been fined £30,000 after three roofers narrowly escaped the partial collapse of a roof. Jason Lycett, a director of Brooke Ren, was found guilty of breaching s 37(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court over the incident, which took place on a […]

£12,000 fine for commercial diving company after worker loses finger

A company specialising in underwater civil engineering and commercial diving has been fined following an incident where a working diver was injured. Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard how a Northern Divers (Engineering) Ltd employee’s finger became trapped whilst fitting a cofferdam underwater at Immingham Port, causing the finger to be severed. An investigation by the Health […]

Logistics company fined £84,000 after driver suffers crush injuries

A Newport-based logistics company has been fined after a driver was crushed by a full pallet when his lorry was being unloaded. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Freight Movement Limited was seriously injured when a pallet loaded with 920kg of cardboard packaging toppled from a forklift and landed on him. The driver […]

Former gas engineer sentenced for illegal gas work

A former gas engineer has been sentenced today after conducting gas work he was no longer registered or competent to do and leaving it in a dangerous condition. Exeter Crown Court heard how Scott Lowry, who previously traded as S J Lowry Plumbing and Heating, undertook the installation of a new gas boiler at a […]