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Derbyshire firm in court after worker’s finger severed

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A Dronfield company which produces packaging for the food processing industry has been fined after a worker suffered serious hand injuries unblocking an incorrectly-guarded machine.

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East Yorkshire firm to pay £100,000 over worker’s tragic death

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A York-based specialist turf company was today (9 July) sentenced for a catalogue of safety failings that led to the death of a 30-year-old employee and father of two.

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Construction company in court after employee crushed by excavator

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A Worcestershire construction company has been fined for neglecting safety after a 27-year-old  worker sustained life-changing injuries when he was struck by a reversing excavator.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A Suffolk builder has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to do 150 hours of community work for carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ipswich.

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Consultation – Proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Public consultation; have your say by 31 August 2014. Plans to make self-employed people exempt from Section 3(2) HSWA – unless their work involves prescribed activities, listed in the consultation.

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Proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is inviting views on the proposed definitions of those self-employed people who will continue to have duties under health and safety law.

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Four fined after life-threatening fairground fall

Friday, July 4, 2014

A fairground ride manufacturing company, its director and two ride assessors have been sentenced after a catalogue of errors led to a teenage rider being ejected from a brand new extreme ride at a festival in Hertfordshire.

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Hertfordshire roofing firm in court after worker’s fall

Friday, July 4, 2014

A roof repair company from Potters Bar has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell four metres from the roof of business park premises in Hoddesdon.

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Tale of two trees that cost Northern Rail almost £100,000

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A council and a tree surgeon have been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured when a tree he had been felling landed on a railway line and was hit by a train.

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Suffolk firm in court after teenage worker’s arm crushed

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A Suffolk horse bedding manufacturer and its managing director have been fined after a young employee’s arm was crushed when he was removing compacted dust from a baling machine.

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Recycling firm in court after contractors hurt in fall

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A Leicestershire recycling company has been fined after two contractors fell more than two metres while fixing a roller-shutter door.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker’s leg trapped

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A construction firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when an excavation trench collapsed on his leg.

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Welding company fined after worker crushed fingers in unguarded machine

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A Dudley welding machine manufacturer has been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings led to a worker losing two fingers.

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Accident reports on freight containers – Rail Accident Investigation Branch

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

These Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s (RAIB) rail accident reports recommend HSE raise awareness, amongst users of freight containers of the findings of these investigations.

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New figures show all time low in fatal injuries to workers

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New figures released today indicate the number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen to the lowest annual rate on record.

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Logistics firm fails to spot gap in safety

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A Northampton logistics firm has been prosecuted after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at their site on the Isle of Grain in Kent.

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RR1007 – A review on efficacy of hand cleaning products in industrial use as alternatives to hand washing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The aim of the project was to review the efficacy of  alternative hand cleaning products to soap and water for the removal of contamination typical of that experienced in a range of outdoor activities, workplaces and related environments.

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Warwickshire firm in court after worker suffers severe hand injuries

Monday, June 30, 2014

A company which makes metal components for the automotive industry has been fined after a worker suffered horrific hand injuries in an incorrectly-guarded machine.

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Engineering company and director fined for illegal gas work

Monday, June 30, 2014

A West Midlands company and its director have been fined after carrying out illegal gas work at restaurants across the Midlands and south of the country, putting business owners and customers’ lives at risk.

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Bus operator sentenced over death of young employee

Friday, June 27, 2014

Regional bus operator West Midlands Travel was today fined £150,000 after an employee died when he was crushed between two buses.

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