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Broadcast July 2020

This month our HR Advisor, Joanne Fearon, gives the answers to the many questions we have received regarding holiday leave during the pandemic. Then Natalie Hurdwell, our Compliance Manager, introduces SK Compliance (and PAT Test UK) and discusses how this new addition to Stallard Kane can help streamline your safety requirements. Paul Kent, our Senior […]

Multiple safety failings at concrete manufacturer cause a worker fatality and another to be seriously injured

Concrete manufacturer Treanor Pujol Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches following two separate incidents including the death of an employee and series injuries to a second worker. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigators also identified several electrical safety failings. Leeds Crown Court heard how Treanor employee Mathew Fulleylove, 30, was operating a mobile saw […]

£90k fine for paper making company after employee suffers finger amputations

Plymouth based West Design Products Ltd, who manufacture and edit craft paper for retail, including printing, punching and cutting, has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries when her hand was caught in machinery. Plymouth Magistrates’ Court heard that 22-year-old employee Charlotte Sargent was working on a paper punching machine at West Design Products […]

Road construction companies fined £2m after workers seriously injured

Two construction companies have been fined after a mobile elevated working platform (MEWP) with two workers inside was struck by a collapsing reinforcement cage during the construction of a road bypass. Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court heard that in the summer of 2015, to support the construction of the A556 bypass in Cheshire, work had […]

Employee suffers burns in a domestic gas explosion

A plumbing and heating company has been fined after an employee suffered serious burns following an explosion at a domestic property in Preesall, Lancashire. Blackpool Magistrates’ Court heard that, John Leadley Limited had been replacing a gas boiler in the hallway of a bungalow. As part of this work, an employee was soldering new water […]