Monthly Roundup of Industry News

DB Cargo fined £1.2m after teenager suffers life-changing injuries from 25,000 volt electric shock

A 13-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries after receiving an electric shock from 25,000-volt overhead line equipment at Bescot Yard freight terminal in Walsall on 1st June 2017.

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Pollution from Heathrow Airport found in central London

Tiny particles of pollution from Heathrow airport have been found miles away in central London, a groundbreaking study by Kings College London has found.

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Teaching company fined £30,000 after teacher run over by delivery van

St Andrew’s Tutorial Services Ltd has been fined after a visiting Italian teacher sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a delivery van.

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Company fined £181,500 after airport baggage handler suffers skull fractures and brain injury

A company providing a range of airline ground support services has been fined after an employee fell from a height of more than two metres.

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Sheffield company fined £700,000 after worker killed

Chesterfield Special Cylinders Ltd was fined £700,000 for safety breaches after a 64-year-old worker was fatally wounded by shrapnel ejected from testing equipment.

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