Company Fined over Burn Injuries

The employees, who were contracted by Maxibrite in Llantrisant, were alerted by staff to the presence of smoke coming out of a tower that was used to produce a solid fuel product.…


Plumber Jailed over Gas Fitting

The man, also known under his previous name Steven Barkway, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for poor standards following the renovation of a bathroom in Ch…


Employee Injured by Reversing Vehicle

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London has heard that Martin Jewell, 49, from Gosport, suffered life-changing injuries in the accident from which it is unlikely he will ever rec…


Cable Strike Leads to Fines

Chester-le-Street company Northern Construction Solutions and its Hexham-based counterpart Egger UK were taken to Court by the authority after failings were found in the managemen…


Cyclist Wins Pothole Injury Compensation

Alan Curtis, who lives in Bushey, was earning £96,000 a year in a charity fundraising directorship when he came off his bike after it hit a pothole in October 2009.