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Health and safety fines bulletin | 20 April 2022

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A round-up of recent fines and costs resulting from health and safety related incidents.

Company fined after worker died following fall from shipping container
Injury:                 Death
Fine:                    £200,000
Entity:                 J R Adams (Newcastle) Limited
Legislation:      Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs:                  £15,322
Source:               HSE, 31st March 2022
 
Property Management Company fined following a gas explosion
Injury:                 Smoke inhalation and burns
Fine:                    £40,000 (found guilty)
Entity:                 Holt Estates England Ltd
Legislation:        Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs:                  £11,105.90
Source:               HSE, 4 April 2022
 
Construction company fined after child struck by wall collapse
Injury:                 Serious injuries, including crush injuries to foot which resulted in the
                             amputation of a big toe
Fine:                    £22,500
Entity:                 Gurmit Properties Ltd
Legislation:        Section 3 (1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs:                  £11,998.80
Source:                HSE, 12th April 2022


 

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