Jacksons consultants consider a recent hot water fatality prosecution by the HSE and what employers are required to do when assessing risks in the workplace
Jacksons consultants consider a recent duty of care fine and the guidance which waste holders should comply with when transferring their waste to others
restaurant worker has been fined for a peanut allergy breach. The worker who served peanuts to a woman with a peanut allergy putting her in hospital on her 18th birthday was fined in court.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published details of research into container risks to workers. Port and distribution workers, who play a crucial role in making sure items are delivered to buyers in the UK, could be putting their health at risk.
The FSA Food Law Code consultation is now open. On 17 October 2022, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) launched a 12-week consultation seeking views from local authorities (LA), food business operators, unions and interested groups on the proposed changes to the Food Law Code of Practice in England. The proposals involve fundamental changes to the […]
Water company fined £1.2m after admitting causing pollution. Anglian Water has been hit with fines totalling £1,221,000 after it admitted to causing pollution incidents in two separate court cases this week. The water company was ordered to pay £871,000 after a catalogue of system and maintenance failures caused several incidents of pollution across Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, […]
A security guard struck by a vehicle has resulted in a meat production company being fined £440,000. The security guard at an abattoir was seriously injured by a vehicle passing through the site gate. The 63-year-old security guard, who was working for an independent security company, was on duty at the gated entrance of the […]
A Bernard Matthews worker paralysed in an accident has resulted in the company being prosecuted. Bernard Mathew’s Food Limited has been fined £400,000 following two separate incidents where employees were seriously injured. Colin Frewin was left permanently paralysed and spent six months in hospital following an incident at the company’s Suffolk manufacturing plant. Mr Frewin […]
A Kent groundwork contractor has been fined after a petrol fire results in injuries when petrol was thrown on a bonfire.
An uninsured employer prosecuted for failing to have appropriate insurance in place has been fined by Luton Magistrates Court.
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