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Worker injured when skip loader overturned

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Cambridge construction firm has been fined after a skip loader overturned injuring a worker.

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Foundation trust fined over bedrail failures

Friday, April 29, 2016

A North West NHS foundation trust has been fined over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals.

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Demolition company fined for safety failings

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined for safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Roofing firm fined over safety breach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing firm from Malton was fined today for safety breaches after a worker fractured his skull following a fall from height.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing company based in Exeter has been fined after an employee fell through a roof light.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches

Monday, April 25, 2016

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms were fined for safety breaches as a result of separate investigations into reported cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to employees.

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Farm SHAD – Bluith Wells, 26 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) are half-day events which include practical demonstrations covering the everyday hazards faced by farmers, farming families and workers and provide an excellent opportunity for those working on farms to get practical advice. Attendance is free – register now.

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Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

Friday, April 22, 2016

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion.

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HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings

Friday, April 22, 2016

Neil Craig, head of operations for HSE in the Midlands said: “We welcome the guilty plea entered by Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd. Merlin has acknowledged that it failed in its legal duty to protect people on the Smiler ride.”

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Altrincham building contractor sentenced over block collapse and multiple unsafe working practices

Friday, April 22, 2016

A Cheshire building company has been sentenced for safety failings at a building site in Altrincham where they were building residential houses and apartments.

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Employer fined after employee falls through fragile roof

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Phillip Posnett, a self employed business man has been fined after his employee fell through a fragile sky light on a farm building.

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Company fined after worker falls five metres from flat roof

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A signage company based in Sheffield, has been fined after a worker fell five metres from a flat roof.

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Young apprentice loses finger on rotary press

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The owner of a business that manufactures specialist adhesive tape for industrial applications has been fined after a young apprentice lost his finger on a rotary die press.

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Construction company fined after worker injured falling through void

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A construction company based in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Three companies fined for safety failings arising from two accidents

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Two incidents at the Haverhill site of Jan Cavelle Furniture Company have led to three companies being fined for health and safety failings.

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Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two companies have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment work.

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Firm fined after forklift truck operator killed

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A large steel fabrication company based in North Yorkshire, has been fined after a forklift truck (FLT) operator was killed when the truck he was operating overturned. However, the offence to which the company pleaded guilty was not a significant cause of the fatal accident.

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Construction company sentenced

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings. 

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Health and safety scientists given centre stage

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

At the heart of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) there is a breadth of experience and extensive expertise in science and engineering that is working to help predict the safety and health challenges of the future.

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Hand entrapment to worker at food manufacturing company

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A food manufacturing firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered partial de-gloving of his hand.

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