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Director disqualified following building site death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

John Blankson and Steven Moore, directors of PIB (UK) Ltd were fined £15,000 and £30,000 respectively after the June 2008 death of 24-year-old Edward Dean of Brighton

Manufacturing company fined £280,000 after worker crushed to death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

Hanson Building Products Ltd of Maidenhead pleaded guilty to breaching s 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and was fined £280,000 for the death of 57-year-old Peter Clarke in April 2008

Company fined £150,000 for death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

Flowserve (GB) Ltd of West Sussex was fined £150,000 after pleading guilty to breaching s 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 with regard to the May 2008 death of a 21-year-old employee, Philip Locke

Lord Young report

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

HSE Chair Judith Hackitt has written to Lord Young of Graffham to confirm her support for his review into health and safety law and offering to help him to gather information

Two companies fined £160,000 for lorry death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

Logistics company Exel Europe Ltd, of Milton Keynes, and tobacco company Imperial Tobacco Ltd, of Bristol have each been fined £80,000 for their parts in the death of 42-year-old Gary Brooks of Cotgrave in September 2007

Fall in number of workplace deaths

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2010

Recently-published HSE figures indicate that 151 people were killed at work between 1 April 2009 and 31 March 2010

Freight company fined £250,000 for employee death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2010

Roadways Container Logistics Limited of Stourton has been fined £250,000 after admitting a breach of s 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act

Waste management company fined £210,000 for death

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2010

SITA UK Limited of Maidenhead has been fined £210,000 after admitting a breach of s 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act which lead to the death of 32-year-old Gary Carter at Cranford landfill site in 2007

Confectionery company fined £75,000 for serious head injury

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2010

Magna Specialist Confectioners Ltd of Telford was fined a total of £75,000 after admitting a breach of regulation 11 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Director and companies fined a total of £170,000 after worker paralysed

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2010

Richard Mark Berwick, Managing Director of RM Berwick Steel Erection Services of Isham, Northants pleaded guilty to a breach of s 37 of the Health and Safety at Work Act and was fined £40,000 after 23-year-old Wayne Simpson fell more more than nine metres onto a concrete floor at a construction site in Glossop in 2007 and became paralysed from the chest down