Tag Archives: Health and Safety Executive

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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Mid-Staffs Trust Charged over Deaths

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, which ran Stafford Hospital, is to face criminal charges from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in connection with the deaths of four patients The HSE has said there were four allegations of health and safety breaches … Continue reading

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HSE Begin Unannounced Site Checks

From this week, HSE inspectors are carrying out unannounced checks at sites where refurbishment projects of repair works are underway. This has come as part of a nationwide drive aimed at reducing death, injury and ill-health in the construction industry. … Continue reading

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