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Company fined after worker suffered fall from height

11th March 2022 Infiniti Roofing and Construction Ltd has been sentenced for breaches of safety regulations after an employee fell through a gap in scaffolding and sustained multiple injuries whilst working on a building at Havers Hill, Eastfield, Scarborough. York Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 15 November 2017, a 20-year-old labourer who was working on […]

Spring manufacturer sentenced after worker severs fingers

17th March 2022 A spring manufacturing company has been fined after an employee had two fingers of his right hand severed whilst attempting to lubricate a bandsaw. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how on 2 October 2019, a labourer employed by Hanson Springs Ltd in Rochdale was assisting in the cutting back department to cut sections […]

Principal contractor sentenced for unsafe excavation work

21st March 2022 Unsafe excavation work in Gibraltar Lane, Denton Unsafe excavation work in Gibraltar Lane, Denton A principal contractor has been sentenced after he was found to have supervised unsafe excavation work at a site in Denton, which put workers in danger and rendered the neighbouring property unstable. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how between […]

Contractor fined for failing to comply with health and safety regulations

A sole trader has been fined for failing to plan, manage and monitor construction work being carried out under their control. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard how Rytis Tamasaukas was the principal contractor carrying out extensive refurbishment works to extend a detached property in Chigwell, Essex. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) carried out six site […]

Recycling firm admits causing manslaughter of employee who died of fatal head injuries

Managers at a recycling firm where a scrap metal worker was killed after suffering head injuries have admitted health and safety failures. Stuart Towns, 35, died after being struck from above whilst working at the Alutrade Ltd site in Oldbury, on 24 July 2017. The company, Alutrade Limited, admitted corporate manslaughter. Two company directors and […]