The director of a concrete structures firm has been ordered to pay a total of £25,000 in fines and costs after a worker died following a fall from height at a Swansea building site.
A roofing company has been fined for exposing workers to serious risk of injury at a site in Deeside, Flintshire. The work involved replacing fragile asbestos cement roof sheets with metal roof cladding, no safeguards had been put in place to prevent a fall from height while this hazardous work was being carried out.
Nearly one-in-three of the construction sites visited in Wales during a month-long inspection initiative failed health and safety checks.
A scrap metal firm has been fined after an employee was badly injured when a bus swung into him while it was being lifted onto a truck in Merthyr Tydfil.
Unsafe practices on construction sites across Wales are to be targeted as part of a national initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health.
An industrial property owner has been prosecuted for exposing untrained workers to dangerous asbestos fibres following a series of failings at a building in Newport.
A chimney sweep has been sentenced after his failure to remove a bird’s nest blocking a chimney flue led to the death of a pensioner in his South Wales home.
Crisp manufacturer Sirhowy Valley Foods has been fined after an employee lost his thumb in an unguarded machine at its factory in Crumlin, Newport.
A building firm has appeared in court after a plumber suffered life-threatening injuries in a fall at an outdoor activities centre near Gwynfe in Carmarthenshire.
Significant safety failures by a plumbing company may have led to two workers being exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during a major refurbishment project on flats in Aberystwyth.
An employee suffered leg injuries when a reversing forklift truck struck him while working at a cardboard factory.
A major construction company and a concrete structures firm have been sentenced today (23 November) after a worker died following a fall from height at a Swansea building site.
Sets out the protocols and liaison arrangements between HSE and other regulators involved in investigating any work-related death.
Figures published today show slight falls in a number of key areas of workplace ill-health and injury in Wales.
A Cwmbran builder has been fined after an employee was seriously injured in a 2.3-metre fall from the roof of a property near Llandegfedd Reservoir.
A worker unloading scaffold materials from a flatbed lorry was thrown from the vehicle and hit by its load of boards and tubes when it overturned a court was told today (12 October).
A Welsh builder has been sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted of gross negligence manslaughter in the case of a three-year-old girl who was killed when a substandard wall collapsed on top of her.
A building contractor was today ordered to pay a total of £548,000 after a worker fell through a roof while working on the construction of the Menai Centre in Bangor, Wales.
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