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Construction company fined £600K after death of seven-year-old

A civil engineering firm has been fined £600K for safety breaches after a seven-year-old child became trapped and suffocated on a construction site. Seven-year-old Conley Thompson went missing from home on the morning of 26 July 2015 and was found the next morning by workers at the construction site at Bank End Road, Worsborough, in […]

Engineering firm fined after worker is pulled into manual metal working lathe

Kent Auto Developments Limited, a classic Mini part manufacturing and engineering firm based in Romney Marsh, was sentenced today after a worker suffered injuries after becoming entangled in a metal working lathe. On 10 August 2020, Joshua Halls was completing the process of polishing brake drums for a Mini, rotating on a manual metalworking lathe. Joshua […]

Mining company fined after electricians sustain burns

A mining company has been fined after two electricians suffered severe burns in separate incidents. The owners of Boulby Mine in Saltburn-by-the-Sea were fined £3.6 million  and ordered to pay costs of £185,000 after an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Cleveland Potash Limited (CPL) own the mine, which extracts organic fertiliser known […]

Building owner jailed after worker left paralysed

A building owner has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after an employee was left paralysed when a hoist platform he was working from plummeted from the third floor to ground level. On 9 January 2017 an employee of Mr Nicholas Devine was working at a premise on School Lane, Seaforth, Liverpool where a […]

Protect Your Employees From Heat Stress This Summer

There is nothing quite like a British Heatwave. But ensuring you stay safe in the middle of a heatwave is more than just SPF50 (though we highly recommend this at all times) You have a duty of care to ensure the safety of your staff, and effectively managing your facilities within your premises can help! Our […]