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University of Northumbria fined after botched experiment nearly kills students

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The University of Northumbria at Newcastle has been fined after two students fell seriously ill following a laboratory experiment.

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Three construction companies fined after worker fall

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Three companies from Essex have been fined after a worker fell over seven meters through a fragile roof he was replacing.

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Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide

Friday, January 20, 2017

A Construction firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were exposed to carbon monoxide and other substances hazardous to health.

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Asbestos Analyst fined for falsifying documents

Thursday, January 19, 2017

An asbestos analyst has been fined after he falsified an asbestos air clearance certificate, following licensed asbestos removal in Manchester.

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Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker injured

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

National car manufacturer Jaguar Landover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car accident.

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Warburtons fined £2million after worker fall

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

National bread makers Warburtons has been fined £2million after a worker was hospitalised following a fall.

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Refurb health and safety event for construction workers

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Construction companies and workers involved with refurbishment projects are invited to attend a free health and safety awareness event organised by Site Safe Scotland’s Working Well Together campaign and North Lanarkshire Council.

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Asbestos removal firm fined after poor safety practices

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Midlands based firm Enviro-Safe Limited have been fined for failing to meet the standards required when removing asbestos.

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Crisp company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A Northamptonshire company who manufacture crisps and snacks has been fined after an agency worker lost the tops of three fingers.

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Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Lincoln based Construction Company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors were prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor.

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Company prosecuted after workers were severely burned

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A North East engineering company was sentenced today for safety breaches after two of its workers were burned when they were sprayed with chemicals during chemical cleaning of a pipework system.

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Bolton resident dies in lift shaft fall

Friday, December 23, 2016

A property management company has been fined after a resident of Marsden House in Bolton died after falling down a lift shaft.

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Energy giant’s appeal against £3m fine dismissed

Friday, December 23, 2016

Energy giant ConocoPhillips (UK) Ltd has failed in its bid to reduce the level of fine handed down after an offshore multiple gas release incident in the North Sea.

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Housing association prosecuted for safety failings

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A housing association has been prosecuted after allowing renovations to take place that put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Dairy Manufacturer fined after worker’s fragile roof fall

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A dairy manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell 15 feet through a fragile roof panel.

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Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite knowing of its presence, in units that they occupied in Manor Road Trading Estate, Benfleet.

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National airline prosecuted for not protecting workers

Thursday, December 22, 2016

British Airways PLC has been prosecuted for not protecting their workers’ from hand arm vibrations.

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Employee prosecuted for dangerous work at height

Monday, December 19, 2016

An employee of a steel erection firm has been sentenced at Manchester Magistrates Court after admitted working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester.

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Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres

Monday, December 19, 2016

An asbestos removal supervisor has been sentenced after admitting exposing numerous workers to deadly asbestos fibres during licensed asbestos removal works.

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Crushing plant operative left seriously injured

Monday, December 19, 2016

A crushing plant firm has been fined after worker lost his left arm when it was dragged into exposed machinery.

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