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When Things go wrong

On this page we refer to incidents that have taken place either in the UK or in Jersey that Council feel is relevant to the island and where lessons can be learnt.  These examples are designed to provide guidance and information rather than as a warning.  Click on each title to gain further details of the story.

JERSEY PROSECUTIONS

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY & CLIENT FINED FOR ASBESTOS EXPOSURE - JANUARY 2103

COMPANIES FINED £50,000 FOLLOING PRESSURISED STEAM INJURY TO EMPLOYEE - DECEMBER 2012

BUILDER FINED £5,000 FOR ASBESTOS EXPOSURE - NOVEMBER 2012

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED FOR EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS - NOVEMBER 2012

BUS COMPANY FINED - APRIL 2012

SUBCONTRACTOR FINED FOR ACCIDENT INVOLVING ANGLE GRINDER - APRIL 2012

AGRICULTURAL WORKER INJURED IN LOG SPLITTING MACHINE (FEBRUARY 2012)

UK COMPANIES FINED IN FAILED LIFTING OPERATION - AUGUST 2011

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE PROSECUTED - FEBRUARY 2011

HARBOUR TUG IN CRUSH INJURY - NOVEMBER 2010

HOTEL AND PLUMBING COMPANY ASBESTOS FINE - AUGUST 2010

UNGUARDED BAKERY MACHINE - JULY 2010

FINE FOR FAILED LIFTING OPEATION - JULY 2010

AGRICULTURAL COMPANIES FINED FOR FALL - APRIL 2010

FAIRGROUND RIDE FALL - Mar 2010

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE IN DEMOLITION - Jan 2010

COMMENT ON PROSECUTION OF DEERGLEN (JERSEY) LTD AND HEITKAMP GmbH

LOCAL WELDING FIRM FINED - JERSEY

JERSEY - FLOWER COMPANY FINED

UK PROSECUTIONS

BIGGEST PENALITY YET IN THIRD CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION - Nov 2012

FALL FROM MOVING FORKLIFT - SEPT 2011

FATALITY FROM OVERTURNED DUMPER TRUCK - SEPT 2010

UNSAFE SYSTEM OF WORK BLAMED FOR CRUSH DEATH - MAY 2010

CHILD INJURY ON NURSERY OUTING

OAP DIES FROM WHEELCHAIR FALL

WORKER BADLY BURNED IN LAMPOST INSTALLATION

FIRST CASE IN UK FOR CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

RISK ASSESSMENT OF SAFETY GUARDS FOLLOWING POTATO PROCESSOR INJURY

SHIPS MASTER FINED