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Category: Prosecution

Bolton pallet factory convicted after fingers severed

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Bolton pallet manufacturer has been convicted for health and safety offences after a factory worker’s fingers were cut off by a rotating saw.

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Church Broughton man fined after worker seriously injured

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Church Broughton man has been fined after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when his quad bike overturned at a farm in Derbyshire.

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Dorset contractor sentenced over worker death

Monday, April 30, 2012

A building contractor has been fined over serious safety breaches after a worker was killed by a piece of falling cob wall being demolished by his son.

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Global brick making firm fined after worker crushed

Monday, April 30, 2012

A multinational brick making company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was crushed on a conveyor belt at its Worcestershire factory.

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Fresh safety warning issued over pesticide storage

Monday, April 30, 2012

fresh warning has been issued about storing pesticides safely, after a West Norfolk pest controller was prosecuted for keeping them in an unlocked garden shed.

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Dorset builder ignored asbestos risks

Monday, April 30, 2012

A self-employed builder has been fined for demolishing a building without first carrying out an asbestos survey.

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St Helens steel firm fined over worker’s injuries

Friday, April 27, 2012

A St Helens steel manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his left hand when it was pulled into machinery.

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Shipyard fined after apprentice fell from scaffolding

Friday, April 27, 2012

An apprentice worker was badly injured after he fell off scaffolding which was not properly secured at Pendennis Shipyard Ltd in Falmouth.

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Veolia fined after agency worker sustained serious burns

Friday, April 27, 2012

Waste management provider Veolia Environmental Services has been fined after an agency worker was seriously burned by hot ash at an incineration depot in Deptford.

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Builder’s work on chimney put family at risk

Friday, April 27, 2012

A family was exposed to deadly carbon monoxide fumes after building work on a chimney caused a blockage in a flue.

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Fairground ride operator fined after worker injured

Friday, April 27, 2012

A fairground ride operator has been fined after a worker was thrown from a ride during the 2010 May Bank Holiday fair in Barnard Castle.

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Company prosecuted after worker suffers electric shock

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A coating and treatment company with premises in Swavesey, Cambridgeshire has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered an electric shock.

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Farming partnership fined after two workers severely injured

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A Montrose farming partnership has been fined after two agricultural workers were severely injured when a telescopic handler went out of control, fell down a steep bank and came to rest at the top of a cliff.

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Church fined after worker paralysed in fall

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A church council in South Kensington has been prosecuted for safety failings after a self-employed joiner was left paralysed when he fell from the balcony of St Paul’s church in Onslow Square.

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Construction firm fined for repeatedly ignoring safety warnings

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A construction company has been fined for continuing unsafe working practices at a site in Upper Norwood, Croydon, after repeatedly ignoring safety warnings.

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Unregistered gas installer put lives at risk

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

An unregistered gas fitter has been prosecuted for illegally carrying out work on a house in Hucknall, putting residents’ lives at risk.

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Ipswich gas engineer fined for illegal work

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

A self-employed gas engineer has been fined for carrying out unregistered work on commercial premises in Ipswich.

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Egg firm fined after worker’s fingers cut off

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

A Worcestershire egg company has been fined after a worker severed two fingers while cleaning a drain on a production line.

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Recycling firm fined for subjecting workers to lead poisoning

Monday, April 23, 2012

An Edmonton-based recycling company has been fined for failing to protect employees working with lead.

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Unregistered gas installer prosecuted

Monday, April 23, 2012

An unregistered gas installer was caught illegally carrying out work on a house in Newark.

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