|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 189 (Jan)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Pitchford LJ, Underhill and Lindblom JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Stephen Climie (Taylor Haldane Barlex Solicitors) for the defendant.|
|Mark Watson (instructed by the Health and Safety Executive) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||31 January 2012|
Health and safety at work - Sentence - Employer's duties - Employer being parcel carrier service - Work including unloading of containers in bays at depots - Employee reversing and trapping another employee's head between container and bay wall - Employee sustaining head injuries - Employer pleading guilty to health and safety offence - Judge imposing fine of £150,000 - Employee appealing - Whether fine manifestly excessive.