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Category: Manufacturing

Joinery company and director fined for safety failings

Friday, November 29, 2013

A London joinery firm and a company director have been fined for multiple safety breaches that put employees at risk.

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Tissue maker fined after worker has fingers amputated

Thursday, November 28, 2013

A major Leicester-based company has been fined after a worker had to have the tips of two fingers amputated after trapping them in badly-guarded machinery while trying to clear a blockage.

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Are there legionella risks in your workplace? – LCA/HSE Duty Holder Events, February – April 2014

Thursday, November 28, 2013

As a dutyholder you are responsible for complying with health and safety and taking responsibility for managing those risks. Find out all you need to know about legionella control and prevention at any of the HSE and Legionella Control Association (LCA) stakeholder events taking place during February, March and April 2014.

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Firm fined for guarding failings after worker struck by flying splinters

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A Glasgow wood machining company has been fined for safety failings that left a worker needing extensive surgery.

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Firm fined for guarding failings after scraper bar crushes worker

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

A Dumfries wood machining company has been fined for serious safety failings that left a worker fighting for his life in hospital.

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Engineering firm sentenced following Preston worker’s death

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

A major engineering firm has been sentenced for safety failings following the death of an electrician who was crushed by an overhead crane at a Preston factory.

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Surrey firm in court after worker seriously injured

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A Surrey-based building materials firm has been fined after a worker had both legs broken when he was struck by a falling 400kg metal track.

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Scenery collapse turns into drama for worker

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A specialist company that makes scenery for London’s theatres and international fashion shows has been prosecuted after a carpenter was struck by a falling piece of a mock log cabin set.

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Recycling company fined £200,000 after worker hit by vehicle

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A wood recycling company has been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was killed after being struck by a loading vehicle and run over.

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Partnership fined after Norfolk worker severs hand

Monday, November 4, 2013

A Norfolk worker was seriously injured when his hand and arm were pulled into a polishing lathe, a court heard today.

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Timber firm fined after guillotine severs worker’s hand

Friday, November 1, 2013

A Lancaster timber firm has been fined for serious safety breaches after a guillotine severed the hand of one of its employees.

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Dad paralysed in fuel tank explosion

Monday, October 28, 2013

A Heysham firm which manufactures airport fuel tanks has been ordered to pay £91,000 in fines and costs after a father-of-three suffered horrific injuries in an explosion.

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Oldham tissue firm fined over severed fingers

Friday, October 25, 2013

An Oldham-based tissue manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after an employee lost the tops of two fingers in machinery.

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Cardboard firm in court over employee’s injuries

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A corrugated cardboard manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s arm was dragged into unguarded machinery at a factory in Ellesmere Port.

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Legionella FAQS – Copper ionisation systems

Friday, October 18, 2013

For users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental copper for legionella control ie copper ionisation systems – it is important to read the updated information relating to the application for essential use derogation.

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Court case for Croydon company

Thursday, October 17, 2013

A Croydon company that builds truck bodies has been prosecuted after a worker’s leg was crushed by a pack of six-metre steel sheets weighing almost 4 tonnes when it slid and fell during unloading.

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Packaging firm in court for guard failings

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A packaging firm has been fined after a worker severed the tip of a finger on a machine where a safety guard had been deliberately disabled.

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Lincolnshire agricultural firm in court for safety failings

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A Lincolnshire agricultural machinery manufacturer has been fined after employees were put at risk of developing asthma through the spraying of a hazardous chemical.

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Company fined after worker suffers severe burns

Monday, October 14, 2013

A Warwickshire company which manufactures car components has been fined after a worker was burned by caustic soda while leaning over a conveyor.

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South East London firm fined for skip move failings

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

A Bexley company has been fined after a forklift truck overturned during a risky and poorly planned operation to move and empty a skip.

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