Archive for December, 2015

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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)


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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)


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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)


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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)

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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)


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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)

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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)


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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)


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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)


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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)