A private boarding school fined £50,000 after exposing two employees, five pupils, and two other children to high levels of radioactive radon gas.
A landowner has been fined after public attacked by cows which resulted in serious injuries. A fine of £15,000 was imposed after members of the public were seriously injured by cattle while walking along footpaths on the landowner’s estate.
Two company directors jailed after five men died after a wall collapsed. The directors ran a Birmingham metal recycling business where a wall toppled over.
An employee died while loading lorry at a landscaping company which resulted in the company being fined following a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive. An East Yorkshire garden landscaping supply company has been fined £600,000 after an employee died while loading a lorry.
A corporate manslaughter prosecution by Dorset Police has resulted in convictions for a waste management company and its director.
A waste and recycling company has been sentenced for corporate manslaughter and other health and safety offences following the death of a man at a site in Poole. A company director has also been sentenced in connection with the incident.
Council fined after death of girl hit by falling tree. A council has been fined £280,000 after the death of a six-year-old girl who was hit by a falling tree in her school playground.
Ella Henderson was playing with friends at Gosforth Park First School in Newcastle upon Tyne on 25 September 2020 when a decaying willow tree collapsed.
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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
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