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Category: Prosecution

Haulage firm fined after driver injured

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A Bedfordshire haulage contractor has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered serious injuries when he was catapulted from a powered access platform as he was unloading it from a heavy goods vehicle.

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Builder charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Builder James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Hoskinshire Farm, Out Rawcliffe, Preston.

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Construction firm sentenced over ‘life changing’ fall

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Construction company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety failings after a 55 year old employee fell through a skylight roof. 

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Agriculture firm fined after two workers injured by reversing vehicles

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

AB Agri Limited has been fined after two people were injured when they were struck by a reversing heavy goods vehicle at the company’s Northallerton site.

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Developer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

Monday, June 8, 2015

A construction firm has been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos fibres during the conversion of an office block into residential flats in Witham, Essex. 

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Halifax firm fined over explosion at primary school

Monday, June 8, 2015

A gas servicing firm in Halifax has been prosecuted for safety failings after an explosion in the boiler room of a local primary school.

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Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

A London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.

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Roofer prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

An Oxfordshire roofer has been fined for safety failings after he put himself and another worker at risk of a four metre fall while carrying out pointing and tiling on a roof in Woodstock.

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Sentences after tree-felling incident leaves worker in wheelchair

Friday, June 5, 2015

A school operator and a cleaning contractor have both been fined, after a man sustained permanent spinal injuries while felling a tree on school grounds in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

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Gas fitter jailed for multiple safety breaches

Friday, June 5, 2015

A Barnsley gas fitter has been sent to prison for illegal and unsafe work at five properties across South and West Yorkshire over an 18-month period.

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Manufacturer in court after worker loses arm

Thursday, June 4, 2015

An animal feed supplement manufacturer has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker lost his arm after it was pulled into machinery.

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Company fined after worker seriously injured by machinery

Thursday, June 4, 2015

An Aberdeen company specialising in making and supplying agricultural machinery has been fined after a worker was seriously injured by a fork from a fork lift truck at the company’s Chapel Works premises.

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Manufacturer in court after worker injured

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A manufacturing firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his hand was caught on the moving parts of a lathe at an Ayrshire factory.

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Company fined £140,000 after worker crushed under forklift truck

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A Leicestershire aluminium fabricator was sentenced today (3 June) after a worker was crushed under a lifting truck which tipped over while lifting extruder dies from storage racks.

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Firm in court after two workers severely injured in roof fall

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A Lichfield-based firm carrying out work in Perth has been fined for serious safety failings after two workers fell over four metres when a vehicle spray booth they were constructing collapsed.

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Company fined after 16 year-old injured by machinery

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A Maidstone company specialising in supplying agricultural machinery and motor vehicles has been fined after a teenager on paid work experience nearly lost the tips of his fingers in unguarded machinery.

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South Yorkshire recycling firm prosecuted over young worker’s injury

Monday, June 1, 2015

A Rotherham recycling firm has been sentenced over serious safety dangers on a conveyor after a 25-year-old worker had his arm broken in three places when it was drawn into unguarded machinery.

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Timber manufacturer fined after apprentice suffers severe hand injuries

Monday, June 1, 2015

A timber mouldings manufacturer in Rochdale has been fined after a young apprentice lost two fingers of his right hand while working on machinery.

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Dangerous work at height leads to fine

Friday, May 29, 2015

A property company has been fined after workers were found working dangerously at height while demolishing buildings in Lancashire.

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London council in court after decade of ignoring asbestos risks

Friday, May 29, 2015

Waltham Forest borough council has been fined after it exposed members of staff and visiting contractors to the potentially lethal dangers of asbestos, which it knew to be present in the Town Hall basement.

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