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.
Jacksons consultants review the recent Nestle Newcastle factory fine and provide guidance to employers on the provision, use and maintenance of work equipment
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.
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