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Company fined after employee sustains serious injuries in fall from height

A North-East manufacturer of artificial trees, plants and flowers has been sentenced after an employee suffered serious injuries when he fell from height. Newcastle Magistrates’ Court heard how a warehouse operative was gathering products from shelf racking. The products were stored in boxes, unwrapped on pallets up to four bays high. Access to the racking […]

Contractor fined after employee falls from scaffolding

A shopfitting company has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures after falling fifteen feet from scaffolding. Manchester Magistrates Court heard how, an employee of TA Knox Shopfitters Ltd was working from a tower scaffold at the front of the Footasylum Store in the Trafford Centre, Manchester, when the scaffold moved throwing him off […]

Construction company fined after three contractors fell from height

A construction company has been fined following an incident where three contractors fell from height suffering serious injuries. North Somerset Magistrates’ Court heard how, three bricklayers fell approximately 2.5 metres onto a concrete floor sustaining serious injuries ranging from a broken back, a broken sternum to a swollen knee. The three workers fell through a […]

Construction company fined for repeated health and safety failings

Construction company, Urban Living Constructions Limited, has been fined following a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection which identified numerous health and safety failings. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that an inspection of a construction site in Roseneath Road, London (SW11) on 5 August 2019 identified numerous health and safety breaches. These included locations on site […]