Archive for December, 2015

New sentencing guidelines for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety offences – from 1 February 2016

On 3 November 2015, the Sentencing Council (the Council) published the guidelines on Health and Safety, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hyg... (more)

Siemens and RWE fined over £150K following windfarm fatality

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact ... (more)

National Grid plc fined £2M following death of 11-year old boy in Burnley

One of the UK’s biggest gas distributers was sentenced today after admitting safety failings in relation to the death of a young boy. On 24 April 20... (more)

Sonae Ltd and Valmet Ltd fined over £400K with over £200K in costs in “inspector’s most horrific case”

Two North West companies have been fined following the death of two workers at a Merseyside woodchip factory. James Bibby, 25, and Thomas Elmer, 27, w... (more)


Catgories: HSE News

And the nominations are……

CRS will shortly be announcing the winner of their annual prize draw  and the nominations are:   Peter Somerfield – Somerfield Maritime ... (more)

Poundworld fined £63,000 for selling non-reflective hi-vis vests

Poundworld has been fined over £63,000 after it sold non reflective hi-vis jackets, with the logo ‘be safe, be seen’. Poundworld sold more than 9... (more)


Catgories: HSE News

Sole-trader fined almost £20K after teenager loses fingers in unguarded machine

Richard John Pullinger, a sole trader that recycles cardboard in Polesworth, was fined after a 19-year-old employee suffered severe damage to his left... (more)

PD Teesport, Hartlepool fined £400k and £100k costs following worker’s fatal fall

A UK north east port has been fined £400,000 plus over £100,000 in costs following the death of an agency worker who fell eight metres onto the stee... (more)

Congratulations Jason Charlton you are our delegate of the month – December

This month our Delegate of the month was nominated by  Ros Stacey UK Sales Director and we say congratulations to Jason Charlton Jason said ... (more)

Construction company Director fined after worker’s ladder fall

The director of a construction company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from a ladder, resulting in life-changing injuries. P... (more)