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Ministry of Justice not pressing ahead with the Small Claim Limit and Whiplash Damages proposed reforms

Good news for Personal Injury Small Claims Limit  and Whiplash Claims It appears that the Ministry of Justice have announced that they will not be pressing ahead with the Small Claims Limit and Whiplash Damages proposed reforms. George Osborne’s reforms to how insurers deal with claims for whiplash injuries have been set aside by the UK […]

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death 21 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Two scaffolders have received prison sentences after a worker fell seven metres to his death. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found Colin Marshall Scaffolding was not qualified to erect the scaffolding, and there was no evidence that […]

£1m fine for manufacturer after worker dies

£1m fine for manufacturer after worker dies 21 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd has been fined £1m, with full costs of £6,311, after a worker died when machinery fell on him. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the work was not properly planned. Article Courtesy of […]

Manufacturing firm fined after employee breaks arm

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Studies Sovex Ltd has been fined £17,000, and ordered to pay £24,000 in costs, after an engineer suffered an injury when his arm was pulled into machinery while he was working to install a new conveyor belt system. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

Engineering firm fined after worker injures leg

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries GEA Mechanical Engineering Ltd, based in Milton Keynes, has been fined £75,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,831 for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his leg while attempting to lift a decanter scroll into a mobile trailer. An […]

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