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Engineering company fined after wooden bearer causes fatal injury to employee

An engineering company has been fined following the death of an employee who was struck on the head by a wooden bearer in the yard of a fabrication workshop. Hamilton Sheriff Court heard how, James Longair, 62 was helping a colleague who was operating a side loader at IODS Pipe Clad Limited in East Kilbride, […]

£300k fine for construction company after worker dies in fall from height

A London-based construction company was today sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a Formation Construction Limited employee was using a concrete breaker at Tech West House, Warple Way in Acton to make an opening for a stairwell when he fell 7.5 metres, sustaining fatal head injuries. An […]

Kit form farm builder lands £100,000 fine for fatal fall

A construction firm which erects steel-framed agricultural buildings has been fined £100,000 after a worker fell 6.3 m from a roof and died.               The employee was installing roof sheets on a new agricultural building when they fell 6.3m. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found that the […]