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A care home company has been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died. A care home company has been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died. Guildford Crown Court was told that the […]

A Stranraer based groundwork company has been fined after a worker fell more than seven metres through a fragile roof. The 42-year-old had been sub-contracted by McKeown Groundworks Limited, to carry out roof repairs on a barn at Whiteley’s Farm, Stranraer. Stranraer Sheriff Court heard that, on 24 May 2016, the worker arrived at the […]

A Hardwood flooring supplier and manufacturer has been fined £40,000 for health and safety failings. Cambridge Magistrates Court heard how Cambridge Timbertec Ltd failed to maintain suitable standards of work after several inspections by the HSE. The company had previously received six improvement notices and written advice. It had initially complied with these but then […]

A hotel in Golders Green has been fined £20,000 for fire safety offences, including the absence of  smoke alarms and emergency lighting. The Hoop Lane Trust, which owns The Central Hotel, on Hoop Lane, North London, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court after pleading guilty to five offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order […]

The schoolgirl killed on the Splash Mountain Drayton Manor ride died after being struck by a boat as she tried to get out of the water, a source close to the investigation has revealed. Evha Jannath, from Leicester, was on a school trip when she fell from the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor Theme […]

Nikolai Valkov, 63, died in hospital after falling through the roof of a warehouse in Harlow on 13 April 2015. At Chelmsford Crown Court, Koseoglu Metalworks Ltd admitted an offence of corporate manslaughter and its sole director, Kadir Kose, admitted an offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA). Ozdil Investments Ltd denied […]