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Health and safety fines bulletin | 2 September 2020

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This report contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v2.0. The bulletin is based on press releases, unless stated otherwise, from the HSE for fines under the Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974.

Maritime freight and logistics company fined after employee fractures foot
Injury: Multiple bone fractures to foot
Fine: £200,000
Entity: Simec Ports (UK) Limited (not guilty plea)
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £8,732.04
Source: HSE, 30th July 2020
 
Isle of Wight worker dies during demolition project
Injury: Death
Fine: £120,000 (HJ Bennett)
£80,000 (Ryde Demolition)
Entity: HJ Bennett Ltd
Ryde Demolition Ltd
Legislation: Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HJ Bennett)
Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Ryde Demolition)
Costs: £12,057.62 (HJ Bennett)
£12,132.02 (Ryde Demolition)
Source: HSE, 27th August 2020
 
Manufacturing firm fined after employee fatally crushed
Injury: Death
Fine: £120,000
Entity: Scapa UK Limited
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £15,192.68
Source: HSE, 21st August 2020
 
Company fined after worker suffers serious crush injuries
Injury: Broke upper arm and suffered crush injuries to lower arm
Fine: £120,000
Entity: Leeds and Bradford Boiler Co Ltd
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £7,692
Source: HSE, 19th August 2020
 
A Building Contractor was sentenced after a subcontractor sustained significant head injuries in a fall from height
Injury: Multiple fractures and a brain injury
Fine: £5,000
Entity: Brebner and Williamson Limited
Legislation: Reg 4 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and Section 33(1)(c) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: None referred to
Source: HSE, 14 August 2020

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