A Glasgow based company has pled guilty today at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act which resulted in the death of an employee at the Annick Water Viaduct, Stewarton, Ayrshire, in 2010.
SW Global Resourcing Limited pled guilty to contraventions of Sections 2 and 33(1) (a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and were fined £200,000.
At Paisley Sheriff Court today, three men were sentenced for their part in a disturbance on the High Street in Paisley on 16 February 2013, the day of a SPL match between St Mirren and Hiberian.
The accused, Richard Fynan, Peter Foley and Jed Glasgow, all pled guilty to a contravention of Section 1(1) Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012. They had formed part of a disorderly crowd, and were seen to be shouting and challenging others to fight.
Charles Wellwood and John Meiklem Drainage Contractors Ltd were fined a total of £7,150 for an incident near Milnathort in 2012 at Perth Sheriff Court today.
At Edinburgh High Court today, Rosdeep Adekoya (DOB 30/03/1980) was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment after pleading guilty on 25 July to the culpable homicide of her son, Mikaeel Kular, and to attempting to defeat the ends of justice.
A Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head and chest resulting in severe injury.
A Selkirkshire based company has been found guilty today at Jedburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when they died after becoming trapped between a partition door and a support frame within their Winston Road premises.