United Kingdom - October 31 2009 On 23 October 2009, a total of £85,000 in fines was imposed upon a company and its two directors following the death of 40-year-old Anthony Reed on 3 April 2006, after a coolant drum exploded, causing him fatal injuries.
United Kingdom - January 13 2011 There have been a number of attempts in recent years to further criminalise breaches of health and safety law.
United Kingdom - May 13 2010 Mental Health Matters, a registered charity providing support and housing services to those suffering from mental health problems, recently pleaded guilty to a charge brought by the HSE for a breach of Section 2(1) HSWA after an employee was attacked and stabbed to death by a service user.
United Kingdom - May 13 2010 Vopak London Terminal BV Limited was fined £50,000 after a large and dangerous pool of petrol leaked from a road tanker while it was loading.
United Kingdom - January 13 2011 The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which came into force in October 2006, consolidated previous legislation in relation to fire safety and introduced the compulsory requirement for all businesses to conduct "a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment" of all premises and parts of premises.