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Category: East Midlands press releases

Regional press releases from the East Midlands

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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National Steel firm fined £1.98million for safety failings

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tata Steel has been fined after two workers suffered injuries to their hands in two separate incidents involving machinery.

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Suspended sentence for Chesterfield plumber

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A plumber from Chesterfield has received a ten month suspended sentence for health and safety failings.

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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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A rocket motor company fined for safety failings

Friday, July 8, 2016

An engineering company in Worcestershire, has been fined more than £380,000 for safety failings.

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Worker killed after fall through roof

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof.

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Worker crushed between two vehicles

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A waste management and plant hire company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling.

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Demolition company fined for safety failings

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined for safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Worker fined for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A self-employed worker from Glossop has been fined for unsafe gas work.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches

Monday, April 25, 2016

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms were fined for safety breaches as a result of separate investigations into reported cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to employees.

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Company fined after worker falls five metres from flat roof

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A signage company based in Sheffield, has been fined after a worker fell five metres from a flat roof.

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Worker falls down service shaft

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker fell thirteen metres down a service riser shaft.

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Waste management firm in court after young man crushed to death

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Derbyshire waste firm Rainbow Waste Management Limited has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker was crushed by the bucket of a motorised loading shovel.

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Company fined for safety failings when dealing with asbestos at a school

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

An Oxford based company has been fined after disturbing asbestos insulation board (AIB) at a school.

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Fuel giant sentenced over offshore platform gas releases

Monday, February 8, 2016

One of the world’s largest oil and gas exploration and production companies has been fined after gas leaks on a gas platform off the Lincolnshire coast put workers’ lives in danger. 

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Midlands business leaders turn out as Birmingham hosts ‘working well’ roadshow

Monday, January 25, 2016

There was a healthy turnout in Birmingham on Monday as business leaders, worker representatives and regulators from across the Midlands met to discuss how to help more people come home safe and well from their jobs. 

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Firm fined after operator injured rethreading shrink wrap machine

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A company who produce household cleaning products have been fined after an employee suffered serious burns when rethreading a shrink wrap machine.

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Firm fined after worker suffered cement burns on first day of work

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A building products manufacturer was fined after a worker suffered serious cement burns on his first day of work.

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Firm fined after worker’s hand was caught in machinery

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A Northampton luxury kitchen manufacturer, Bespoke in Oak Limited, was sentenced on 12 January 2016 after a worker had two fingers amputated following an industrial accident.  The incident occurred on 31st October 2014 when the worker caught his dominant right hand on a revolving cutting block.

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Firm fined after worker struck by bus

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

A company contracted to lay a pipe under a road surface was sentenced today after a court heard it failed to keep and maintain a save place of work, resulting in an injury to a worker.

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