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Category: Prosecution

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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Futon firm prosecuted after worker falls through fragile roof light

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A Tottenham Hale futon manufacturer has been prosecuted after a worker fell through a fragile roof light during poorly-managed maintenance work.

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Window and door manufacturer fined after worker killed

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A firm specialising in the manufacture of wooden doors and windows has been fined for safety failings after a worker died at its Leyton premises.

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Lancaster landlord sentenced for putting lives at risk

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A landlord in Lancaster has been sentenced for putting the lives of a family at risk by failing to arrange an annual gas safety check.

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Staffordshire family exposed to carbon monoxide

Monday, March 12, 2012

A gas engineer from West Bromwich has been prosecuted after a family of five were taken to hospital following exposure to carbon monoxide.

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Countryside firm sentenced over strimmer death

Monday, March 12, 2012

A countryside management firm has been sentenced over the death of a father-of-four in Barrow-in-Furness, who was struck by a piece of metal that flew off a strimmer at high speed.

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Roofing company fined over foreman’s fall

Monday, March 12, 2012

A Southampton-based roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious injuries, including brain damage, when he fell from a roof.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

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Bedding firm in court after worker’s fingers severed

Friday, March 9, 2012

A Liverpool bedding firm has been prosecuted after one of its employees had three fingers and a thumb cut off in machinery.

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