A packaging firm has been fined after a worker severed the tip of a finger on a machine where a safety guard had been deliberately disabled.
A Lincolnshire agricultural machinery manufacturer has been fined after employees were put at risk of developing asthma through the spraying of a hazardous chemical.
A Warwickshire company which manufactures car components has been fined after a worker was burned by caustic soda while leaning over a conveyor.
A Bexley company has been fined after a forklift truck overturned during a risky and poorly planned operation to move and empty a skip.
A fertiliser manufacturer has been sentenced after around 50 workers were exposed to potentially-deadly asbestos fibres at its plant at Ince Marshes near Ellesmere Port.
A Glossop-based metal manufacturer has appeared in court after an employee was injured when he was struck by a container as it swung from an overhead crane.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.
An East London firm that makes convenience food has been fined for safety failings after an agency worker lost the tips from four fingers as he tried to unblock a dicing machine.
A worker had the skin torn from his hand on a printing press at a Dartford print company where vital safety guards had been removed, a court has heard.
A Runcorn-based boat manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s head was crushed against the top of a lorry container.
A Cumbrian manufacturer of wooden doors and window frames has been fined for safety failings after an employee’s fingers were severed by a rotating saw.
A south-west Hampshire firm has been fined after an employee fractured his forearm in a two metre fall from an unguarded office roof that had been used to store boxes.
The director of a Norwich giftware manufacturing company has been given a suspended six-month prison sentence and 180 hours of community service for safety failings in relation to electrical systems at the company’s premises.
A Worthing company that makes audio equipment used by leading recording studios has been fined after a worker broke an arm in an unguarded machine.
A Tyneside firm has been fined after a worker’s hand was badly crushed in a machine on which a safety guard had been deliberately disabled.
A Staffordshire furniture company has been fined after an employee severed a finger in an unguarded machine.
A Jarrow firm has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries to his hand when it became caught in machinery at an engineering plant.
A Dartford-based engineering firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a teenage apprentice fell from a ladder as he received an electric shock from badly wired equipment.
A Norwich printing firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker injured his finger in an unguarded machine.
Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has appeared in court after an employee sustained major injuries to his left arm when it became trapped in a tyre-testing machine.