Health and Safety and Employer responsibilites
Written on 10/08/2018

Crown Court fines two companies £500,000 and £300,000 following conviction for corporate manslaughter. Two companies have been convicted of corporate manslaughter and their directors imprisoned for health and safety breaches, after a worker suffered fatal injuries after a fall. Ozdil Investments Ltd was convicted of corporate manslaughter, fined £500,000 and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £53,115.34. Koseoglu Metalworks Ltd was convicted of corporate manslaughter, fined £300,000 fine and ordered to pay costs of £21,236. 

Magistrates' Court fines manufacturing company £500,000 following conviction for health and safety breach. An employee of Encirc Ltd, a company that produces glass bottles, was hit by a fork lift truck at premises in Chester and broke his arm. A Health and Safety Executive investigation found Encirc Ltd had failed to take effective measures to ensure its workers were correctly segregated from fork lift trucks. The company was fined £500,000 after pleading guilty to breaching regulation 17 of The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

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