European Chemical Agency
24th November 2015
Slough based drainage company fined £60,000
24th November 2015

Sheffield firm special materials firm fined £160,000

A Sheffield firm special materials firm was fined £160,000, with costs of £72,321 following the death, in August 2011, of an employee who was struck by a load on a moving crane.

An investigation by HSE found that found that the company had not reviewed risk assessments and safe systems of work for nine years. Many employees who operated cranes had received no refresher training for between six and ten years and the training programme for new starters was inadequate