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Category: Prosecution

Notts company prosecuted after worker loses finger ends

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A Nottingham firm that provides processing support for the brewing and food industries has been prosecuted for safety failures after a worker had four finger ends severed on a poorly guarded machine.

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North Devon plumber fraudulently claimed to be registered gas fitter

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A North Devon plumber who fraudulently claimed to be a registered gas fitter has received a suspended prison sentence and tagging order preventing him from leaving his home after 8pm.

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Aerospace firm fined after employee burns eyelid with caustic soda

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

An aerospace company has been fined for safety failings after an Essex worker injured his eye whilst cleaning out a tank containing caustic soda.

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Life-changing injuries for worker in scaffold fall

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A scaffolding company and its director have been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a 2.5 metre fall from a scaffold platform at a property in Kent.

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School fined after pupil hurt in design and technology lesson

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Solihull school has been fined after an 11-year-old pupil suffered serious hand injuries in a design and technology lesson.

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Cheltenham demolition firm fined for illegal asbestos removal

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Cheltenham demolition company has been prosecuted after exposing its own workers to dangerous asbestos fibres and illegally removing asbestos waste from a property in Gloucester.

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Gas fitter’s shoddy work threatened lives

Friday, November 2, 2012

A Brixham gas fitter has been fined after falsely claiming to be registered gas engineer and leaving work he carried out in a dangerous condition.

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Salad company in safety prosecution

Friday, November 2, 2012

An East Yorkshire firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell more than four metres through a greenhouse roof.

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Firms sentenced after worker left with permanent injury

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A building company and a decorating firm have been fined after a Birmingham worker suffered multiple injuries when he plummeted more than seven metres through a skylight.

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Health and safety statistics 2011/12

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Latest release – health and safety statistics 2011/12 presenting the latest top level statistics on work-related ill health, workplace fatalities and injuries, and enforcement in Great Britain.

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Balfour Beatty prosecuted for safety failings at Plymouth Life Centre

Monday, October 29, 2012

Construction giant Balfour Beatty has been fined for safety failings after an unsupported floor deck collapsed during work at the Plymouth Life Centre. Two workers fell two-and-a-half metres in the incident on 8 July last year, although both escaped with only minor injuries.

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Firm fined after teenage apprentice loses four fingers on machine

Monday, October 29, 2012

A teenage apprentice lost four fingers on a poorly guarded tube-expanding machine while helping a worker who was not trained or authorised to use it, a court heard today (29 October).

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Fines for leading Hampshire firm and consultant

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Hampshire company and its safety consultant have both been prosecuted for safety failings after two workers were injured in similar incidents just weeks apart.

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Essex firm fined after contractor fell seven metres

Friday, October 26, 2012

An Essex manufacturing firm has been fined after a contractor suffered multiple fractures to his skull, leg, back and wrist when he fell from an unsecured platform.

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Global firm fined over worker’s severed fingers

Friday, October 26, 2012

A multinational company has been sentenced after one of its employees lost three fingers in machinery at a factory in Trafford Park.

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Blackburn firm fined over unsafe work on school roof

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Blackburn firm has been fined for allowing work to be carried out on a primary school roof without safety measures in place.

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Herts companies fined for dangerous practice

Friday, October 26, 2012

Two Hertfordshire companies have been prosecuted for blatantly ignoring a safety warning and continuing a dangerous working practice in clear view of a visiting inspector from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Food firm fined for fingers injury

Friday, October 26, 2012

A North Yorkshire food producer has been fined after an employee trapped and crushed three fingers in dangerous unguarded machinery.

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Building firm fined for worker ladder fall

Thursday, October 25, 2012

A Birmingham construction company has been fined for safety failings after a contractor was injured when he fell more than five metres from a ladder.

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Ealing company prosecuted for tipper fall failings

Thursday, October 25, 2012

A London waste management company has been prosecuted after a worker on his first day in a new job sustained life-threatening injuries when he fell from the top of a tipper lorry.

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