Monthly Roundup of Industry News

Liverpool Port operator fined £300,000 after serious injuries during loading operation

A Liverpool port operating company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork lift trucks (FLTs) at the Port of Liverpool in Seaforth.

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Waste giant forced to pay nearly £600,000 for exporting banned waste

Following an investigation by the Environment Agency (EA), one of the UK’s largest waste management companies - Biffa Waste Services Ltd - has been ordered to pay a total of £599,912 for breaching waste exports regulations.

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Chemical company fined £120,000 after employee suffered a serious injury

Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has been fined after an employee fell two metres from a ladder and suffered a serious elbow injury.

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BP Exploration Operating Company Limited fined £400,000 after huge oil leak

BP Exploration Operating Company Limited has been fined following an uncontrolled release of fluids at the Sullom Voe Terminal, Mossbank, Shetland.

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Company and sub-contractor fined £227,000 after worker falls from height

Two companies, P.D.R. Construction Limited and Metcalfe Roofing & Building Services Limited, have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile mesh roof whilst carrying out work at height.

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