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Category: Prosecution

Dorset dairy company fined after worker’s arm crushed

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A Dorset dairy has been prosecuted after an employee was injured when his arm was pulled into a slurry separator.

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Basildon landlord prosecuted for putting tenants’ lives at risk

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A woman who owns a number of properties in Basildon which she rents to vulnerable families has been given community service for failing to keep their gas appliances well maintained and safe.

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Worker lost arm in unguarded farm machinery

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A worker employed to clear out an industrial chicken shed lost his arm after it became trapped in unguarded machinery.

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Man loses finger at Birmingham factory

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A Birmingham engineering company has been fined after a man’s finger was severed in a tube bending machine.

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Health screening company failed its duty to workers

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A Cornish company has been prosecuted after using unqualified staff to screen the health of workers from dozens of other organisations.

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Carlisle boss fined after ignoring fire warnings

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The owner of a pallet manufacturing firm has appeared in court after he allowed fires to be repeatedly lit at his premises next to gas storage sites in Carlisle.

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Widnes firm fined over employee’s fall injuries

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A Cheshire worker could have been killed when he fell from the top of a chemical storage tank, a court has heard.

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Printing company fined £112,500 over death of worker

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

One of the UK’s leading printing groups has been fined £112,500 at Peterborough Crown Court today after a maintenance engineer was crushed to death in a printing press.

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Unregistered gas fitter’s work put people at risk

Friday, March 23, 2012

A Wrexham-based gas fitter has been sentenced after installing and illegally servicing equipment which could have resulted in harm to the tenants and landlord of a Wrexham property.

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Leisure park worker trapped in trench collapse

Friday, March 23, 2012

A worker at a holiday park suffered serious injuries when a trench he was working in collapsed on top of him.

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Manufacturer fined after hydraulic press crushes Stranraer worker’s arm

Thursday, March 22, 2012

A machinery manufacturer has been fined after its hydraulic press crushed a Stranraer worker’s arm which was later amputated.

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Mersey shipbuilding firm sentenced over welder death

Thursday, March 22, 2012

A Merseyside shipbuilding firm has been fined £120,000 over the death of a welder who became trapped while driving a forklift truck.

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Essex school fined over student injury

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A secondary school in Colchester has been prosecuted after a teenage boy was injured when a stack of timber board fell on him, causing severe injury to his ankle and foot.

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Warwickshire company fined after worker loses fingers

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A Warwickshire components manufacturer has been fined after a man’s hand was badly crushed in a power press.

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Fuel injection specialists fined after worker injured

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A firm specialising in diesel fuel injection has been fined after a worker was set on fire at its Derbyshire premises.

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Firms fined over woman’s roof fall

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

An animal feed producer and a maintenance contractor have been fined after a woman fell five metres through a fragile warehouse roof in Staffordshire.

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Company failed surveyor killed by reversing lorry

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A leading engineering and construction company has been fined £250,000 for safety failings after a surveyor was killed by a reversing lorry during work to widen the M25 near Dartford.

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Demolition firm sentenced over asbestos danger

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A demolition firm has been sentenced after knocking down a building in the Lake District containing hundreds of asbestos ceiling tiles, putting the lives of workers and local residents at risk.

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Worker’s fall leads to fine

Friday, March 16, 2012

A partner in a Leicester food company has been fined after an employee fell around two metres while unloading a shipping container attached to the back of an HGV.

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Huddersfield firm fined for safety breach

Friday, March 16, 2012

A West Yorkshire manufacturing firm has been fined after an engineer lost part of a finger while test running an unguarded power press.

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