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Health and safety fines bulletin | 21 April 2021

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

Environmental management services company fined after worker fatally crushed

Injury:  Death
Fine: £1,020,000
Entity: Enterprise Managed Services Limited
Legislation: Section 3(1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £60,476
Source:  HSE, 31st March 2021

Demolition company fined after worker sustained life changing injuries

Injury:  Life changing injuries
Fine: £200,000
Entity: Bradley Demolition Ltd
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £21,838.56
Source:  HSE, 9th April 2021

Plastic Coated Fabric Manufacturing company in Lancashire fined after machine incident

Injury:  Amputation of three fingers.
Fine: £120,000
Entity: Uniroyal Global Ltd
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £5,462.75
Source:  HSE, 12th April 2021

School fined after member of the public sustains fatal head injury in fall

Injury:  Death
Fine: £52,800
Entity: The Leys and St Faith’s Foundation School
Legislation: Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £10,040
Source:  HSE, 31st March 2021

Manufacturing company fined after an apprentice suffers life-changing injury

Injury:  Three of fingers severed
Fine: £52,500
Entity: Amber Industries Limited
Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £14,442
Source:  HSE, 16th April 2021

Company fined after employee seriously injured in collision with forklift truck

Injury:  Severe crush injuries to legs
Fine: £32,000
Entity: Skillbeech Services Ltd
Legislation: Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £8,222
Source:  HSE, 13th April 2021

Garage door installer fined for asbestos safety failings

Injury:  Fine for failing to manage asbestos safely
Fine: £10,000
Entity: Garage Doors (Northern) Limited
Legislation: Regulation 6 (1) of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £1,589
Source:  HSE, 14th April 2021


 

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