Category: Health and Safety

Hefty health and safety fines for UK delivery company

A UK parcel delivery company has been ordered to pay more than £130,000 in fines and costs, after it was found guilty of serious health and safety breaches. Buckinghamshire-based Delivered UK found itself facing legal action after an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) revealed that the company had taken insufficient measures to…
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Historic £5m fine for “catastrophic” health and safety failings

A major UK entertainment operator has been fined an historic £5million over a “catastrophic failure” to meet basic health and safety regulations.

Firms face heavy fines for health and safety breaches

New sentencing guidelines which came into force on 1 February ensure firms are heavily fined for health and safety breaches, a report says.

Memorial company pleads guilty to health and safety breaches

A UK memorial company which specialises in the production and distribution of gravestones has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety laws in Court.

Iron casting supplier ordered to pay almost £25,000 over health and safety failings

A British metal manufacturer has been ordered to pay almost £25,000 in fines and costs, after owners pleaded guilty to serious health and safety failings in Court.

Harrison Ford nearly killed in health and safety breach

A film production company has admitted to health and safety breaches which left Hollywood actor Harrison Ford with a broken left leg.

Freight handling firm fined for health and safety breaches

A UK freight handling firm has been fined £12,000 in Court, after its owners admitted to serious health and safety breaches.

Engineering firm and landowners plead guilty to health and safety failings

A British engineering firm and a contract farming company have pleaded guilty to health and safety failings – which could see both firms fined with tens of thousands of pounds.

Nightclub in asbestos legal battle with HSE

Owners of a British nightclub have found themselves embroiled in a legal battle over a number of Health and Safety breaches.

Property management company charged with maintenance failings

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a legal battle against a property management company for allegedly failing to conduct proper maintenance checks at one of its residential properties.