Firefighter injured in exercise suffered multiple fractures. A fire authority has been fined after a firefighter was trapped underneath a car in a training exercise, breaking his legs in more than a dozen places.
The firefighter was setting up a simulated road traffic collision with colleagues at Stockton Fire Station, South Road, Stockton on Tees on 19 October 2020 when the incident happened.
Crush injuries result in prosecution for a demolition company and its director. A demolition firm has been fined and one of its directors ordered to do 250 hours of unpaid work after a 20-year-old worker was crushed.
Observations from Spain looks at some of the differences in health, safety and environmental regulation in Spain and the UK
Amputations lead to fines for a Leeds waste management business and Jacksons consultants look at the guidance on equipment available for employers
A costly collision has resulted in three companies being given six-figure fines after a driver was crushed between a reversing HGV and a forklift truck.
A company which handles hazardous waste has agreed a pollution enforcement undertaking following groundwater contamination. The company made a payment of £25,000 to an environmental charity following the contamination of groundwater at its site.
Electric shock prosecutions highlight the risks of working near overhead power cables and Jacksons consultants provide advice on safe working near electricity
Jacksons consultants consider a recent prosecution involving a director’s fire risk failings and look at the fire safety guidance for construction projects
A NE company prosecuted after worker’s fall has been fined £20,000. The Tyne and Wear engineering company was fined £20,000 after a worker fractured his pelvis and suffered internal injuries after falling through a petrol station forecourt canopy. The employee of G Nicholson (Engineers) Limited was replacing guttering at the top of the canopy on […]
Jacksons consultants review the recent Nestle Newcastle factory fine and provide guidance to employers on the provision, use and maintenance of work equipment
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