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Company expose family to risk of asbestos

Friday, July 29, 2016

A Hertfordshire-based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.

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Firm sentenced after worker’s arm severed

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A Bristol based manufacturer of concrete products has been fined after a worker’s arm was torn off when it was pulled into the rotating tail pulley of a conveyor belt.

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Bradford firm fined after worker fell through skylight

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A company which manufactures signage and displays for high street retailer was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell to his death through a roof light.

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Worker dies from toxic gas

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A medicinal herbal manufacturing company in Lincolnshire has been fined after a worker died from exposure to a toxic gas.

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Suspended ceiling inspection

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

1 September marks the deadline by which theatre owners should have had their suspended plaster ceilings inspected by a specialist to ensure that they are safe. New guidance about this which was co-written with HSE following the collapse of the Apollo Theatre ceiling in 2013, can be found on the ABTT website at http://www.abtt.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ABTT-Guidance-Note-20-19May2015.pdf If […]

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Producers of Star Wars plead guilty

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Forces Awakens.

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Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos

Friday, July 22, 2016

An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment and maintenance activities exposed school staff and others to asbestos.

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Worker trapped by three tonne road roller

Friday, July 22, 2016

An exhibitions and displays company has been fined for safety breaches after a labourer was crushed by a road roller.

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Manufacturing company fined for health and safety failures

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A manufacturing company based in South Shields has been fined for health and safety failures.

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Worker injured falling down a service riser shaft

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A construction company in Gateshead has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he fell down a service riser shaft.

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Hospice sentenced after Legionella death

Monday, July 18, 2016

A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.

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Worker’s finger severed in machinery

Friday, July 15, 2016

A tube fabrication company based in Caerphilly has been fined after a worker had a finger severed in machinery.

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M&D theme park investigation update

Friday, July 15, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is currently investigating the crash of the Tsunami ride at M&D Theme Park on Sunday 26 June 2016 and will continue to work closely with Police Scotland and the Crown Office while the cause of the incident is e…

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Portsmouth glass company fined after worker was injured

Thursday, July 14, 2016

A glass company in Portsmouth has been fined after a worker was injured when his clothing was caught in machinery.

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Engineering worker suffers life changing injuries

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Engineering firm, Point Engineering (Hull) Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after a marine hatch and frame weighting more than 500 kilograms fell forward seriously injuring an employee and narrowly missing another person.

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Steel galvanising firm fined over safety breach

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A galvanising firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe injuries.

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Engineering company find for safety failings

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

An engineering company based in High Peak has been fined after a worker was injured.

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Company fined for safety failings after worker injures hand on lathe

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A company in Leeds, has been fined after a worker suffered injury when his hand came into contact with a lathe.

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Company fined after joiner injured

Monday, July 11, 2016

A construction company in Northumberland has been fined after a joiner fell approximately four metres suffering injury.

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Drinks manufacturer in court over workers loss of hand

Monday, July 11, 2016

An Ellesmere Port based home brewing kit manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s right hand was severed while cleaning a blending machine.

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