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Health & Safety / H&S Case Studies

This is a selection of the case studies from HSE and industry websites.

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Asbestos

Company Insists All Visitors Must be Shown Asbestos Register (Download: application/pdf)
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Corporate Manslaughter

Gross Negligence Manslaughter Charge (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Guilty of Corporate Manslaughter (Download: application/pdf)
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Another Firm Sentenced for Corporate Manslaughter (Download: application/pdf)
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UK’s Fourth Prosecution Under Corporate Manslaughter Law (Download: application/pdf)
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Electrical Safety

Food Firm to Pay £205K for Fatal Electrocution (Download: application/pdf)
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Falls From Height

Broken Back Following Fall From Ladder (Download: application/pdf)
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Employer Jailed Following Death of Worker (Download: application/pdf)
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Fatality Following Fall from Step Ladder (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Fined £600,000 after Workers Fall From Height (Download: application/pdf)
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Firm Fined £160K for ‘Near Miss’ (Download: application/pdf)
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Gas & Explosive Substances

Gas Explosion at Bakery (Download: application/pdf)
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Hit by Falling/Moving Object

Frozen Fish Firm Fined after Man Killed by Falling Boxes (Download: application/pdf)
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Legionella

Company Fined for Safety Failings Leading to Risk of Legionella (Download: application/pdf)
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Engineering Firm in Court for Legionella Failings (Download: application/pdf)
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Machinery Safety

Ice Cream Firm in Court When Worker Loses Finger (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Fined after Worker’s Hand Pulled into Machinery (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Fined after Worker Entangled in Machinery (Download: application/pdf)
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Soup Company Sentenced for Life Changing Injuries (Download: application/pdf)
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Manufacturing Firm Fined after Worker’s Arm Injured in Roller (Download: application/pdf)
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Materials Handling Equipment

Forklift Collision Injures Worker (Download: application/pdf)
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Logistics Company Fined after Man Injured at Work (Download: application/pdf)
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Firm Fined after Forklift Operator Killed (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Fined for Failing to Examine Lifting Equipment (Download: application/pdf)
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Company in Court Over Forklift Incident (Download: application/pdf)
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Safety Culture

Firm Fined For Mulitple Failings at Waste Site (Download: application/pdf)
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Training & Operations

Health & Safety Manager Badly Burned (Download: application/pdf)
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Company Fined for Scissor Lift Training Failures (Download: application/pdf)
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Large Fine for Heating Firm After Worker Crushed to Death (Download: application/pdf)
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Recycling Firm Fined £100,000 for Worker’s Death (Download: application/pdf)
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Safety is Employer’s Responsibility Wherever Staff Work (Download: application/pdf)
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Transport (Workplace)

International Manufacturer Fined After Worker is Impaled (Download: application/pdf)
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Worker Killed by Runaway Lorry (Download: application/pdf)
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Transport Firm Fined £500,000 After Worker Crushed (Download: application/pdf)
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Firm Fined £1M after Worker Killed by Exploding Tyre (Download: application/pdf)
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