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Category: Manufacturing

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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JCB fined after worker crushed

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

JC Bamford Excavators Ltd has been fined after a worker was left with multiple injuries after being crushed during the assembly of a telescopic handler.

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Life-changing injuries of two employees lead to court for Newport company

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A Newport roller manufacturer has been fined after two employees suffered life-changing injuries whilst operating rotating machinery.

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Sheffield firm owner in court for repeat safety breach

Friday, January 9, 2015

A Sheffield businessman has been fined after he failed to heed warnings from safety experts to properly guard dangerous machinery.

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Worktop firm in court after man loses finger in unguarded machine

Friday, January 9, 2015

A worktop manufacturer has been fined after an employee had to have two fingers amputated when they came into contact with an unguarded cutting blade.

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Manufacturing firm fined over worker’s death

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A West Yorkshire company has been sentenced after a worker died when he was crushed beneath a one tonne silo of varnish that slid from the tines of a forklift truck and toppled onto him.

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Court for chocolate maker over worker’s injury

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A Leeds-based chocolate and fudge manufacturer has been fined after an employee lost a thumb while cleaning an unguarded stirring machine.

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Jaguar Land Rover prosecuted over worker’s ‘horrific’ injuries

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after an employee suffered life-threatening crush injuries when he was dragged into inadequately guarded machinery.

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Ebbw Vale packaging firm in court over worker’s injuries

Friday, December 19, 2014

An Ebbw Vale packaging company has been has been fined for safety failings after a delivery driver was hit by a forklift truck at its premises.

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Bournemouth aerospace firm in court for worker’s serious injuries

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

An aerospace company has been fined for safety breaches after an apprentice worker suffered severe injuries to his arm when it became entangled in moving machinery.

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Kent company in court after repeating safety offence

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A Kent firm that makes safety surfaces for playgrounds has been fined after it failed to heed warnings from safety experts to properly guard dangerous machinery.

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Firm fined after apprentice hit by pressurised hose

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

An Aberdeenshire firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a young apprentice was injured when he was struck on the back by a pressurised hose.

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Engineering firm in court after worker loses tip of finger

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Moray engineering firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker severed the tip of his finger on a lathe.

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County Durham firm fined after driver seriously injured

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A County Durham stairlift manufacturer has been prosecuted for safety failings after a delivery driver was seriously injured when he was struck by a reversing fork lift truck.

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Aberdeen firm fined after worker killed

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An Aberdeen firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker died from severe head injuries when a connection porch on a sub-sea valve assembly he was working on fell over.

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Tameside firm in court over dangerous saws

Friday, December 5, 2014

A Tameside gate manufacturer has been fined £10,000 after it ignored a formal warning about installing guards on two circular saws.

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Surrey laundry firm fined after woman loses fingers

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A Woking laundry company has appeared in court after an employee lost four fingers when her hand was drawn into a poorly-guarded ironing machine.

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Steel firm fined after worker seriously injured

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A worker had to have three toes amputated after his foot was crushed beneath a 300kg press die as he moved it from the bed of the press he was working on, a court has heard.

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Engineering firm in court over worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

An engineering company has been fined for safety breaches after an employee was seriously injured when he fell more than four metres while dismantling a recycling cabin.

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Jedburgh firm fined after worker seriously injured in fall

Friday, November 28, 2014

A Jedburgh firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was severely injured when he fell down a lift shaft as he was transporting a loaded cage trolley that landed on top of him.

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