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Company fined after worker breaks rib falling into pit

A company has been fined after a worker fell into a moulding pit and suffered a broken rib. The Peel Jones Copper Products Limited employee had opened up the company’s site at Maynard Foundry, Kilton Lane, Saltburn on 27 August 2021. The lights inside the company’s casting room were currently off and the worker had […]

Building firm fined after worker hurt falling through the collapsed floor

A building company has been fined £66,667 after a worker was injured when a floor that was under construction collapsed. The Lusson Ltd worker was one of three people who were on the incomplete first floor of a building that was being constructed in Croham Valley Road, Croydon on 23 June 2021. Several pallets of […]

Company fined after fall leaves grandad with life-changing brain injuries

The wife of a man left severely disabled by a workplace accident says he is a “stranger in her husband’s body”. Sue McFarlane’s partner John suffered life-changing brain injuries falling 2.5 metres from a delivery vehicle to a concrete floor at the vehicle parts company where he worked. John, 57, a dad of four and […]

Fatal skylight fall – company and director sentenced

A Wakefield roofing company has been fined and its sole director given a suspended prison sentence after a dad-of-two was killed when he fell 12 metres through a skylight. Jonathan May, 39, from Horbury, Wakefield, who was a subcontractor for Davis Industrial Roofing Limited, was working on a storm-damaged warehouse roof at F&G Commercials Limited, […]

Company fined after skylight fall puts the worker in a six-week coma

A Hertfordshire construction company has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight while working on a six-storey house. The man fell over three metres and received serious head injuries that led to him being in a coma for six weeks. MH Costa Construction Limited had been completely renovating the property at Moore Park […]