Mick George has had a £566,670 fine for breaching health and safety regulations reduced after the appeal court found the sanction manifestly excessive. The company had pleaded guilty to a breach of regulation 25(3) of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees struck an overhead power line (OPL). The driver was emptying a load of soil from his vehicle at a site in Northampton in 2016 when he pulled forward with […]
Parcel carrier FedEx UK has been fined over £500,000 after failing to ensure safe pedestrian access in the workplace which resulted in an employee being seriously injured by a reversing forklift truck.
Kitchen manufacturer and supplier Howdens Joinery has been fined £1.2m after a visiting HGV driver was crushed whilst delivering into one of its sites in 2014.
The HSE has had a “massive” injection of funds to investigate firms whose business practices fail to adhere to social distancing practices in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, a transport solicitor has warned.