A fire authority has been fined after a firefighter was trapped underneath a car in a training exercise, breaking his legs in more than a dozen places. The firefighter was setting up a simulated road ...
A company has been fined after an employee became seriously ill when he contracted a blood infection while working at a lake contaminated with sewage. He was working for Adler and Allan Ltd, a ...
A chemicals company has been fined £800,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in an explosion. The employee of International Paint Limited spent eight days in intensive care on life ...
A demolition firm has been fined and one of its directors ordered to do 250 hours of unpaid work after a 20-year-old worker was crushed. Ace Demolition Services Ltd had been contracted by Southend ...
The wife of a man left severely disabled by a workplace accident says he is a “stranger in her husband’s body”. Sue McFarlane’s partner John suffered life-changing brain injuries falling 2.5 metres ...
A plumbing and heating engineer has been jailed for 20 weeks after carrying out illegal gas work. Peter Read, who traded as A.C.E Plumbing and Heating in Portsmouth, was contracted to install a new ...
The estimated number of workers in Great Britain suffering a work-related illness is 1.8 million with stress, depression, and anxiety making up around half of cases, new figures show. The Health and ...