PUBLICITY ORDER Court Location Code 0421
Case Number T20227247
Pre Trial Issues Unique Reference Number 20WV1314522
Date order made: 15th December 2023 Court Fax Number 01902 481001
PURSUANT TO SECTION 10(1) CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER AND CORPORATE HOMICIDE ACT 2007, IT IS ORDERED THAT:
1. Timmins Waste Services Ltd
On 6 December 2023 Timmins Waste Services Limited was convicted, following a trial, at Wolverhampton Crown Court of the following offence:
Corporate Manslaughter, contrary to Section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
The charge arose from the death of David Willis, an employee of Timmins Waste Services Limited, who died when he was attempting to clear a blockage on an industrial waste shredding machine during the course of his work.
David Willis’ death was caused by a gross breach of the duty of care owed to him by Timmins Waste Services Limited, particularly in relation to the safe use of the shredder.
The company was fined a total of £400,000 and ordered to pay £31,690.33 in costs.
The company was also ordered to publish this notice of conviction.
2. The publication of both statements is to take place within six weeks of sentencing.
3. The statement is to remain visible on the Company’s website for a duration of twelve months after sentencing.
4. Any comment placed by the Company alongside a required statement should be separated from it and clearly identified as such.
An officer of the Crown Court Miss Simran Grew