The owner of a Cornish waste disposal business has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 in fines and costs for illegally storing and treating waste including asbestos at a site near Penzance.
Speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales have risen by up to 50% (from 24 April) after new sentencing guidelines took effect.
Build UK and CECA have published the results of an industry-wide SmartCard Audit, which took place on 8 February 2017 to understand how widely Smart technology is being used to read CSCS skills cards in the industry.
Unite, the UK’s largest union, has used a Freedom of Information request to discover that the average time between a workplace death and a conviction is 1,234 days.
A company from Manchester has been fined £51,000 after a catalogue of fire safety breaches were discovered by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.
SCLA Limited has been fined after a worker suffered life changing hand injuries while operating machinery.
Nottinghamshire County Council has been sentenced after a disabled member of the public was struck by a vehicle used for collecting branches.
Hague Construction Limited has been sentenced following the death of ground worker.
CMF Ltd has been fined after 31-year-old sub-contractor Richard Laco died when working on large construction project in London.
South West Water has been sentenced following the death of 54-year-old catchment operator Robert Geach, who drowned in a filtration tank.