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Category: Prosecution

Leading print firm’s safety failures led to injury

Thursday, March 6, 2014

A national printing company has been prosecuted for safety failings after a Leeds worker suffered a partial finger amputation because dangerous parts of a machine weren’t properly guarded.

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Preston building firm sentenced over cinema death

Thursday, March 6, 2014

A Preston-based building firm has been fined £130,000 over the death of a worker outside a cinema in Ashton-on-Ribble.

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Powys County Council fined for safety failings

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Powys County Council has been prosecuted after an employee was seriously injured at its public services’ depot in Ystradgynlais.

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Former Hull firm in court after drama on stage

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

A former Hull company has been prosecuted after a worker was hit by a toppling metal column as the stage was being prepared for the popular Classics in the Park festival in East Yorkshire.

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Northumberland firm in court after worker loses two fingers

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

A sawmill worker was left with a permanent impairment after his right hand was severely damaged when he caught it on an unguarded saw blade, a court has heard.

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Somerset worker fined for endangering workers’ lives

Monday, March 3, 2014

A roofing contractor put the lives of workers at risk by failing to protect them from falls as they worked up to nine metres above ground on a barn roof, a court has been told.

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Didcot manufacturer fined for acetone burn failings

Monday, March 3, 2014

A specialist manufacturer of vessels and pipework designed to carry liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen has been fined after a welder was seriously burned during unsafe hotwork.

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Builder fined after worker injured in roof fall

Friday, February 28, 2014

A builder has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured when he fell through the fragile roof of a cowshed.

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Stalybridge firm fined after half tonne car drops on mechanic

Friday, February 28, 2014

A vehicle salvage firm in Stalybridge has been fined over multiple safety failings after a car weighing more than half a tonne fell from a forklift truck, crushing a young mechanic underneath.

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Window cleaning firm’s boss fined for insurance failings

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The boss of a County Durham window cleaning firm has been fined for failing to prove he held statutory insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work.

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Firm sentenced for serious safety breaches

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A London firm has been ordered to pay more than £250,000 in fines and costs for safety failings after a worker was killed by a large concrete beam during a dangerous lifting operation in strong winds at a hospital construction site in Essex.

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Company fined after worker injured in roof fall

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

An Edinburgh-based contracting firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured when he fell five metres head first through a roof light.

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Council in court after schoolgirl seriously injured in lift shaft fall

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

City of Edinburgh Council has been fined after a schoolgirl was seriously injured when she fell more than five metres as teachers attempted to free her from a broken down lift.

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Court stop for bus manufacturer

Monday, February 24, 2014

A major international bus and coach manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker was injured at its Sheffield plant after falling from a poorly-guarded gantry.

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Engineering company fined after worker suffers horrific injuries in explosion

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A Worcestershire engineering firm has been fined after a worker lost both his legs in a factory blast.

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Burnley bakery fined after worker loses fingertips in pasty machine

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A Burnley bakery has appeared in court after an employee had the tips of two fingers chopped off by a pasty-making machine.

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Suspended prison sentence for builder after bricklayer paralysed by fall

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A Lincoln builder has been handed a four-month suspended prison sentence after a self-employed bricklayer broke his back in two places after falling three metres from faulty scaffolding.

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Court action for Brent food company

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A Park Royal food company has been prosecuted for safety breaches after an employee lost the ends of two fingers in a poorly-guarded machine.

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Illegal gas fitter in court following unsafe gas work

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A Suffolk plumber has been given a suspended prison sentence after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Lowestoft.

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West Yorkshire school in court over climbing wall fall

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A Bradford grammar school has been fined after a PE equipment manager suffered multiple fractures when he fell nine metres from a climbing wall.

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