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Furniture company prosecuted over worker’s injury

Monday, January 26, 2015

A Rutland company which manufactures children’s bedroom furniture has been fined after a machine operator suffered serious hand injuries in a makeshift vacuum cleaner.

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Firm in court after worker paralysed in roof fall

Monday, January 26, 2015

An East Lothian firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was left paralysed when he fell almost four metres through a fragile rooflight.

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Care home owner in court over death of vulnerable resident

Friday, January 23, 2015

The owner of a Leicester care home has been fined £100,000 after a vulnerable 85-year-old resident died from serious burns.

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Firm in court after worker loses arm

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Powys firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a woodworker had his right arm severed while clearing sawdust from underneath a circular saw.

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Businessman fined for asbestos failure in Colwyn Bay

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A businessman allowed the spread of asbestos in an industrial building by not employing licensed contractors to remove the potentially deadly material, a court has heard.

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Worker’s injuries land brewery in court

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Herefordshire brewery has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered a broken foot when it became trapped in a rotating stirrer.

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Firm in court after routine inspection reveals unsafe work at height

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A construction company with a record of endangering the lives of its workers has been fined after the Health and Safety Executive found once again it was putting workers at serious risk of falling from height.

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Crisp producer in court after worker loses tip of finger

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hereford Magistrates’ Court heard yesterday (19 Jan) the 35-year-old employee of Tyrells Potato Crisps Ltd in Leominster was cleaning part of the machine on 7 November 2012 when his finger caught in the nip point of a moving chain and sprocket.

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Appeal to Welsh employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Monday, January 19, 2015

Safety watchdog the Health and Safety Executive is marking its 40th anniversary with an appeal for businesses in Wales to make the wellbeing of workers their top priority for the new financial year.

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North Devon housing company and contractor put workers’ at risk

Monday, January 19, 2015

Workers carrying out extensive boiler renovations on houses in Ilfracombe were exposed to potentially-deadly asbestos because of failures by a two local companies.

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Firm fined after worker suffers severe burns

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A Highland manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered severe burns to both arms as he tried to clear a blockage in an unguarded machine.

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Paper company in court after worker crushed by reel of paper

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A Hertfordshire-based company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a 3.2 tonne reel of paper at its premises in Essex.

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Appeal to Herefordshire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Safety watchdog the Health and Safety Executive is marking its 40th anniversary with an appeal for Herefordshire businesses to make the wellbeing of workers their top priority for the new financial year.

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Appeal to Nottinghamshire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Safety watchdog the Health and Safety Executive is marking its 40th anniversary with an appeal for Nottinghamshire businesses to make the wellbeing of workers their top priority for the new financial year.

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Appeal to Northamptonshire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It comes as new figures show that one person lost their life while at work across Northamptonshire in 2013/14 and 1,254 suffered injury. That compares to one death and 1,302 injuries in Northamptonshire the previous year.

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Appeal to Lincolnshire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It comes as new figures show that two people lost their lives while at work across Lincolnshire in 2013/14 and 1,252 suffered injury. That compares to two deaths and 1,286 injuries in Lincolnshire the previous year.

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Appeal to Leicestershire & Rutland employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It comes as new figures show that three people lost their lives while at work across the Leicestershire and Rutland in 2013/14 and 1,419 suffered injury. That compares to one death and 1,461 injuries in Leicestershire and Rutland the previous year.

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Appeal to Derbyshire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It comes as new figures show that three people lost their lives while at work across the Derbyshire in 2013/14 and 1,333 suffered injury. That compares to two deaths and 1,351 injuries in Derbyshire the previous year.

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Appeal to Worcestershire employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It comes as new figures show that one person lost their life while at work across Worcestershire in 2013/14 and 694 suffered injury. That compares to one death and 738 injuries the previous year.

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Appeal to Birmingham and Black Country employers as new figures underline importance of workplace safety

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Safety watchdog the Health and Safety Executive is marking its 40th anniversary with an appeal for Birmingham and Black Country businesses to make the wellbeing of workers their top priority for the new financial year.

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