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Category: Health and safety

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New minister for health and safety

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Penny Mordaunt MP has been appointed as Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work with responsibility for oversight of HSE.

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Suspended sentence for Chesterfield plumber

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A plumber from Chesterfield has received a ten month suspended sentence for health and safety failings.

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Country estate prosecuted after flanker blinded at grouse shoot

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A sporting and country estate was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered a life changing injury.

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Hospice sentenced after Legionella death

Monday, July 18, 2016

A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.

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HSE’s top team smash targets in charity fundraising drive

Monday, July 18, 2016

A team of directors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) put in the hard yards to raise more than £1500 for a good cause.

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Worker’s finger severed in machinery

Friday, July 15, 2016

A tube fabrication company based in Caerphilly has been fined after a worker had a finger severed in machinery.

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Portsmouth glass company fined after worker was injured

Thursday, July 14, 2016

A glass company in Portsmouth has been fined after a worker was injured when his clothing was caught in machinery.

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Engineering worker suffers life changing injuries

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Engineering firm, Point Engineering (Hull) Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after a marine hatch and frame weighting more than 500 kilograms fell forward seriously injuring an employee and narrowly missing another person.

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Steel galvanising firm fined over safety breach

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A galvanising firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe injuries.

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Engineering company find for safety failings

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

An engineering company based in High Peak has been fined after a worker was injured.

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Company fined for safety failings after worker injures hand on lathe

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A company in Leeds, has been fined after a worker suffered injury when his hand came into contact with a lathe.

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Company fined after joiner injured

Monday, July 11, 2016

A construction company in Northumberland has been fined after a joiner fell approximately four metres suffering injury.

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Drinks manufacturer in court over workers loss of hand

Monday, July 11, 2016

An Ellesmere Port based home brewing kit manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s right hand was severed while cleaning a blending machine.

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Construction worker crushed by excavator on school demolition site.

Friday, July 8, 2016

A construction company was sentenced today after a worker suffered crush injuries when he was hit and then run over by an excavator.

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Support Worker sentenced after severely disabled woman choked and died

Friday, July 8, 2016

A senior support worker from Leeds was sentenced after a severely disabled woman choked and later died while in her care

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A rocket motor company fined for safety failings

Friday, July 8, 2016

An engineering company in Worcestershire, has been fined more than £380,000 for safety failings.

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Motor Manufacturer Fined over Asbestos Contamination

Friday, July 8, 2016

A motor manufacturer has been fined after discovery of asbestos boarding panels contaminated a site.

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Worker dies at Portsmouth ship scrapping yard

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A ship building and repair company, Diverse Ventures,has been fined following the death of a worker who was hit by a mooring rope.

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London borough council fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A London borough council has been fined after a road worker suffered serious injury whilst cutting trees.

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Annual workplace fatality statistics published

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.

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