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Category: Manufacturing

Health and safety events focus on sectors

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Great Britain’s independent safety and health regulator is holding a series of events across the country to look at what businesses can do to look after people at work.

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Company fined after worker’s foot was exposed to machinery

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A company that produces and supplies wood shavings for use as horse bedding has been fined after a worker suffered a serious foot injury at its site in Andover, Hampshire.

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Animal feed manufacturer in court over worker injury

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

An animal feeds producer has been fined after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.

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Agency worker traps hand in machine

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A polythene film manufacturer was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.

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Steel worker suffers life threatening injuries

Monday, February 13, 2017

A Canvey Island engineering firm was sentenced today for health and safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries.

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Firm fined for failing health and safety standards

Monday, January 30, 2017

A Kent-based box manufacturing company has been fined for health and safety failings.

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Fatal accident to company Managing Director

Friday, December 16, 2016

A textile manufacturing company and one of its directors, Wazir Hussain were sentenced after a fatal accident to the company’s Managing Director, 36 year old Nasir Hussain.

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Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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Company fined after teenage work experience person injured

Friday, December 2, 2016

A supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person on their first was injured.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Car component firm fined after multiple back injuries to workers

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts by hand.

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Council fined £250,000 for not protecting workers health

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thanet District Council has been fined after a worker was left with permanent injured after being diagnosed with hard arm vibration (HAV).

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Company fined after workers fall into pulping machine

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A maintenance company has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling 7 metres.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.

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HSE to prosecute manufacturing company following Red Arrow pilot death

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed an ejection seat manufacturer that it will be prosecuted following the death of Flt Lt Sean Cunningham on 8th November 2011.

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Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A company in Somerset has been fined after the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.

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Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death

Monday, September 19, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hampstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.

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HSL: Improving your Health Related Risk Assessments – HSL Buxton, 29 Sept 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.

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