Tag Archives: Health and Safety Executive

£1.1 Million Fine for Company following Red Arrows Pilot’s Death

An ejection seat manufacturer has been sentenced and fined £1.1 million following the death of a Red Arrows pilot in 2011. Lincoln Crown Court heard that Martin Baker Aircraft Company Ltd made and supplied the ejection seat that failed on … Continue reading

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Birmingham Airport Fined After Young Child Injured

Birmingham Airport Limited has been fined after a six-year-old boy became trapped in a baggage conveyor. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how the boy was trapped by machinery when he found his way into the mesh cage of the ‘out of … Continue reading

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Drayton Manor Theme Park Ride Closed in Major Incident

A ride at Drayton Manor theme park has been closed following a major incident. The park said Splash Canyon was shut on Tuesday due to reports of someone falling into the water. Staffordshire Police said a girl, believed to be … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover Fined £900,000 after Worker Loses Leg in Accident

Jaguar Land Rover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car accident. Birmingham Crown Court heard that on Sunday 8 February 2015 at Jaguar’s Lode Lane plant in Solihull, a Range Rover Sport vehicle was driven … Continue reading

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Lichfield Based Logistics Company Fined Over Safety Failings

Lichfield based Rudolph & Hellmann Automotive Ltd have been fined after two employees were injured in two days. Oxford Crown Court heard how a 39-year-old male employee sustained crush injuries to his left foot when he was hit by a … Continue reading

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Star Wars Producers Plead Guilty over Harrison Ford’s Broken Leg

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Foodles Production (UK) Ltd is … Continue reading

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Unregistered Gas Fitter Given Suspended Prison Sentence Following Work at House in Tamworth

A gas fitter from Walsall has been handed a suspended prison sentence after he fitted a hob at a house in Tamworth when not on the Gas Safe Register. Alan Nicholas Price’s work came to the attention of the Health … Continue reading

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