Big Brand fined £2million after fall on their premises
The Bolton News has reported that Warburtons have been fined £2million for a fall on their premises. It is reported that the worker suffered life-changing injuries when he lost his footing and fell from nearly 2 metres.
Warburtons Ltd was prosecuted by the HSE over the incident and have since stated they have taken the necessary steps to prevent this happening again.
This case highlights the size of the fines companies can face for serious Slip, Trips and Falls but more importantly the devastating impact it can have on peoples lives.
Carrying out a Slip Test and Floor Safety Audit as part of your risk assessment can help identify increased risk of a Slip, Trip or Fall.
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