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Category: Prosecution

Fine for West Yorkshire firm after printer crushed to death

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A retail marketing company has been ordered to pay £118,500 in fines and costs for serious safety failings after a worker at its Wakefield printing site was crushed to death.

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Aberdeenshire roofing boss fined after worker seriously injured in fall

Monday, May 14, 2012

An Aberdeenshire roofing boss has been fined after one of his workers was seriously injured when he fell five metres from the edge of a flat roof.

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Employer fined after electrician injures back in fall

Monday, May 14, 2012

An apprentice electrician sustained serious back injuries after falling through a ceiling while working in the loft space of a Swindon youth centre.

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Dumper truck breaks worker’s foot

Monday, May 14, 2012

A Northamptonshire construction company has been fined after a six-tonne dumper truck ran over a worker’s foot.

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Recycling firm fined after worker crushed to death

Monday, May 14, 2012

An Ystrad Mynach recycling firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a yard foreman was crushed to death.

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Leicestershire firms fined after death of worker

Friday, May 11, 2012

Two Leicestershire companies have been fined after a worker was killed when a lorry overturned onto his vehicle.

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Construction firm fined over worker’s fall injuries

Friday, May 11, 2012

A construction firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a roofer was badly injured in a fall from scaffolding at a house in Trafford.

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Receptionist’s roof fall puts dental firm in court

Friday, May 11, 2012

The operator of a Sheffield dental practice has been fined for safety failings after a receptionist fell more than three metres through a roof light while spending her lunch break on the flat roof of the surgery.

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Man jailed for illegal inspections of play equipment

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Chester man has been jailed for more than 14 months after repeatedly ignoring a legal order preventing him from inspecting inflatable play equipment.

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Landlord prosecuted after builder falls to his death

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A landlord has been fined after a self-employed builder died while replacing a roof on a property in Middlesex.

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Company fined after worker’s finger severed by saw

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Stoke-on-Trent timber company has been fined after an employee lost his finger while operating a circular saw.

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Print firm fined after flash fire injures two workers

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A printing company based in Waltham Forest has been fined for safety failings after two workers were burned in a flash fire when vapours from a flammable cleaning fluid ignited in a print room.

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Construction firms sentenced over Liverpool crane collapse

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Two construction firms have been sentenced after a crane collapsed onto a city centre apartment block in Liverpool, resulting in the crane driver being paralysed from the waist down.

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Kent farmer prosecuted for pesticide failings

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Kent farmer has been prosecuted for storing and using an illegal pesticide that was sprayed on a crop of pears.

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Healthcare provider fined after worker injury

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A private healthcare provider managing a hospital in Ipswich has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered a fractured kneecap.

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Shropshire egg supplier fined for worker’s fall

Friday, May 4, 2012

A Shropshire egg supplier has been prosecuted after a female worker suffered serious foot injuries falling through a hole in the floor of a poultry barn.

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Director fined after worker’s fatal fall through roof

Friday, May 4, 2012

The director of a building firm has been prosecuted after a self-employed contractor fell to his death through a fragile roof at an industrial building in Penryn.

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Fruit company failed to protect injured worker

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A horticultural business in Southampton has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker injured his hand on an unguarded machine.

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Yeovil construction company prosecuted after worker hit by fork lift truck

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Yeovil construction company has been fined after a subcontracted worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a fork lift truck.

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Firm fined after worker’s fall from forklift

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A North Devon farming business has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull falling from the prong of a forklift truck at an animal feed mill.

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