Health & Safety Prosecutions
With a focus
upon the Motor Trade in this alert some significant fines have been awarded
recently, however, there are clearly lessons to be learnt here by all employers
and employees in a variety of industries.
Case 1: A
tyre company has been sentenced for safety failings after 21-year-old man was
killed when a tyre exploded.
was repairing a puncture to the tyre of a ‘dresser loading shovel’ when it
investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the employee
was working on his own with inadequate work equipment which was not properly
maintained. He was not trained or competent to undertake the work ... Read More