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Health and safety fines bulletin | 23 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.
 
Company fined after fatal incident using high pressure water jetting equipment
Injury: Death
Fine: £2,000,000
Entity: Leadec Limited
Legislation:   Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £30,000
Source: HSE, 11th September 2020
 
Facilities management company fined after an employee was crushed
Injury: Collapsed lung and various broken bones requiring multiple surgeries
Fine: £200,000
Entity: Totally Local Company Ltd
Legislation:   Sections 2 & 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £8,367.36
Source: HSE, 2nd September 2020                     
 
Scottish Water authority fined after lone worker fell through insecure flooring
Injury: Life threatening and lifelong debilitating injuries.
Fine: £140,000
Entity: Scottish Water Ltd
Legislation:   Regulation 3(1)(a) of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: None reported
Source: HSE, 18th August 2020
 
Landscaping company fined after worker suffers head injuries
Injury: Head injuries
Fine: £20,000
Entity: Garden Discount Centre Limited
Legislation:   Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £4,745.50
Source: HSE, 28th August 2020
 
Scaffolding company and director fined following fall from height fatality
Injury: Death
Fine: £7,860
Entity: Wembley Scaffolding Services Limited
Legislation:   Regulation 3(3)(b) of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and 8(b)ii; Section 33(1)(c) of the Health and Safety at work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £8,940
Source: HSE, 11th September 2020

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