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London firm fined after worker injured in fall

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A London firm specialising in bespoke staircases has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured when the personnel cage he was working in was knocked to the ground by an overhead crane.

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Scaffolding company and client fined for unsafe practices

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A property developer and the firm it contracted to erect scaffolding, have both been fined for safety breaches.

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Council sentenced after theatre injury

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Stafford Borough Council was today fined after an incident at a theatre in which a worker suffered fractured bone in his back.

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Glasgow firm fined after worker killed

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A Glasgow construction firm has been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was crushed to death when a 1.6 tonnes frame fell onto him during construction of a steel stair tower.

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Man breaks legs at dance academy in lift shaft fall

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) has been sentenced after a member of the public fell into a vacant lift shaft.

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Roofer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A roofer has been fined after exposing workers and the home owners to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a domestic property in Suffolk.

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Serious injury at glass manufacturing company

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A glass company and a ventilation system engineer have both been fined after a contractor sustained life threatening injuries.

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Baker loses tip of finger

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A Newcastle bakery have been fined after an incident with an unguarded machine caused a 53-year-old employee to lose the tip of his middle finger.

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Injection moulding firm fined after worker fall

Monday, June 22, 2015

 A casting and injection moulding firm has been sentenced after an employee fell from one of its machines, suffering severe injuries.

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Coach builder’s ‘reckless disregard’ for workers’ health

Monday, June 22, 2015

 National bus and coach builder Alexander Dennis Ltd. has been fined after it ignored multiple warnings about dangers to its workers’ health from overuse of hand-held power tools. 

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Farm sentenced after skylight fall

Friday, June 19, 2015

A farm company was sentenced today after admitting safety failures relating to a worker falling five and a half meters through an abattoir skylight. 

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Man loses finger on lathe

Friday, June 19, 2015

A North Shields based company, Mectronic Instruments Limited, was prosecuted after an employee injured his hand resulting in the amputation of a finger.

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National recycling company fined after worker loses arm

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A national recycling firm has been fined for safety failings, which resulted in an agency worker losing his arm.

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Steel firm fined after teenage apprentice broke his leg

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Site Hire Services Ltd of Tunstall, Stoke on Trent was fined for safety failings after a worker broke his leg. 

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Essex firm in court following unsafe asbestos removal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

An Essex asbestos removal contractor has been fined for a series of failings after asbestos debris was found at a home in Amersham.

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Farm fined for fracturing gas pipeline

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A Lincolnshire based farm, run by W. & A.C. Rose (Farms) Ltd in Fillingham was fined for serious safety failings that led to a gas pipe being fractured, putting lives at risk.

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Warwickshire firm fined after worker fell from scaffolding

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Roger Smith Installations Limited of Bulkington, Warwickshire has been prosecuted after a worker fell four metres causing bleeding on the brain, damage to his lungs and ribs.

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Company in court after worker crushed under forklift truck

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has been prosecuted after a father-of-two died when a metal frame being loaded onto a lorry trailer fell on top of him.

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Construction firm fined after workers injured

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

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Essex County Council fined over fall at rock-climbing centre

Monday, June 15, 2015

Essex County Council has been fined after a novice climber plunged seven and a half metres from an indoor rock face at a climbing centre in Harlow.

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