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Latest Prosecutions

We are sharing these latest prosecutions with you to act as a reminder and warning about the responsibilities and legal obligations of business owners to ensure their compliance with health and safety regulations.

Name of CompanyFines issuedCosts awardedReasons
McCalls Special Products, Sheffield£200,000£16,804Employee suffered fatal crush injuries when his clothing got caught in a machine which was used to apply adhesive tape to bars to stop corrosion.
Matthews Plant Hire, Wadebridge4 year jail sentence£10,000Contractor died after he was electrocuted when his ladder touched an overhead power cable.
F&R Cawley, Luton£100,000£20,763A worker suffered serious fractures when his arm was dragged into the rollers of a moving conveyor belt.
Hotel Chocolat, Royston£25,000£2521.26A worker suffered serious hand and arm injuries whilst cleaning a machine tank.
NHS Ayrshire and Arran£67,000 Failure to follow own procedures relating to the care of a patient with a history of depression.

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