Owner of transport firm sentenced for safety failings

Mark Wintersgill, 25, of Leicester, was trying to jack up a double-decker lorry trailer at the PPR Transport Services site in Lutterworth on June 25th 2012 when the fatal incident…


Asbestos 'expert' fined over failings

Steven Kelly, 41, was prosecuted by the HSE after three men were spotted in an area of Trafford College where a large quantity of asbestos was being removed. 


Pedestrians trip over 'optical illusion' pavement

While at certain angles it is obvious there is a kerb in the road, some people in the town have complained the drop from pavement to road is essentially invisible from some perspe…


Council fined over health and safety failing

Galashiels Academy student Nadine Craig was forced to spend ten days in hospital and six months off school following an incident in her classroom in 2007 in which she was dragged …


Roofer ordered to compensate customers

John Smith admitted seven charges of breaching Trading Standards regulations when he appeared in court recently, including wrongly advertising his business as a family-run local o…