Archive for November, 2016

Four receive suspended jail sentences for health and safety failings

The director of a Port Talbot furniture factory and three of its managers have received suspended prison sentences for ongoing health and safety faili... (more)

Metal company fined after worker loses foot

A Bedfordshire metal company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe leg injuries and lost most of his foot. Luton Magist... (more)

Employee dies after collapse of waste material covers him

A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him. Maidstone Crown Court ... (more)

Health and safety statistics

Figures for Great Britain (2015/16) 3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,515 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbes... (more)