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Worker loses all fingers and thumb in machinery

Friday, May 13, 2016

An assistant farm manager from Norwich lost all his fingers and thumb of his left hand when it became caught in machinery.

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Plastics manufacturer fined for death of worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A plastics manufacturer from Cambridgeshire has been fined and given a suspended sentence after a worker died after he was crushed by printing machinery.

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Roofing contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cambridgeshire based roofing contractor has been fined for safety failings which put three workers at risk.

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Plant hire firm fined after worker tipped from lifting basket

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A lifting and plant hire company in Wick has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from a man riding basket.

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Major frozen food manufacturer fined for safety failings

Monday, May 9, 2016

A major frozen food manufacturer based in Scarborough has been fined £800,000 for safety failings after an employee nearly lost his arm.

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Company fined after agency worker seriously injured

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Suffolk cargo handling company has been fined £100,000 after an employee suffered serious injury when a sheet of marble weighing one tonne fell on him. 

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CDM 2015: An introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 14 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 16 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Scaffold company fined for safety failings

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection.

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Company fined after worker is fatally crushed in trench

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A company has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire.

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Worker loses life after fall from roof

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Birmingham maintenance company has been fined after a worker died as a result of falling from the roof of a five-storey building.

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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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