A Northamptonshire grain firm has been fined after an employee lost three fingers and a thumb on the blades of a running mixer.
A West Midlands glass processor has been prosecuted for safety breaches after an employee’s finger had to be amputated when it was crushed in machinery.
GKN Aerospace was prosecuted today (25 March) for failing to heed safety regulations for at least six years, leaving a group of employees with permanent nerve damage.
A packaging firm has been fined £200,000 after an employee severely injured both of his hands when they became trapped in heavy machinery at a Whitehaven factory.
A Dudley steel tube manufacturer has been fined after two employees, including an apprentice just three weeks into a new job, were injured in separate incidents within the same month.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.
A paper manufacturer has been fined after a worker seriously injured his left arm when it became trapped in moving machinery.
A Southampton engineering firm has been fined after an employee seriously injured his foot on a poorly-guarded aluminium casting machine.
A double-glazing manufacturer based in Bedford has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered life-changing injuries when he and a colleague were hit by toppling sheets of glass.
A Leeds-based food company has been fined for safety failings after an agency worker had two fingers crushed by hydraulic rams in a sausage roll machine which had a broken guard.
A West Yorkshire firm was today fined £250,000 for safety offences after a gas explosion in an industrial bakery oven ripped through its factory – killing a father of two and badly injuring another worker.
A Nuneaton-based furniture firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered multiple fractures when his arm was drawn around a paper roll on a gluing machine.
A Leicester engineering company has been fined after an employee’s finger was crushed in machinery.
A Norfolk food company has been prosecuted for safety failings after a 49 year-old engineer fractured his skull and was left partially deaf after a three metre fall.
A flooring manufacturer has been found guilty of safety failings after an employee was dragged into an unguarded machine at its factory in Greater Manchester.
A scrap metal firm has been fined after an employee was badly injured when a bus swung into him while it was being lifted onto a truck in Merthyr Tydfil.
A major scotch whisky manufacturer has been fined after two workers had to flee a warehouse fire.
A Macclesfield window manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees had a finger cut off by a rotating saw.
A West Yorkshire brick making firm has been prosecuted after safety failings at its factory led to a worker losing a thumb and having his hand almost severed in a poorly-guarded press machine.
A Northampton sweet maker has been fined for safety breaches after a worker’s hand was crushed in machinery.