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Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

London exhibition venue firm, The Business Design Centre Ltd, and a building contractor have been fined for safety failings after a specialist contractor fell through a fragile skylight.

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Roofing firm fined after worker’s ladder fall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A King’s Lynn roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker fell seven metres from a scaffold access ladder while assisting with chimney repairs.

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Self-employed trader fined for safety failings

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Bradford self-employed trader was sentenced today for safety breaches after poor scaffolding arrangements at a domestic property put himself and others at risk.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.

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HSE to prosecute manufacturing company following Red Arrow pilot death

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed an ejection seat manufacturer that it will be prosecuted following the death of Flt Lt Sean Cunningham on 8th November 2011.

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Delivery firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, September 23, 2016

A Buckinghamshire delivery firm has been fined after a driver suffered life changing injuries when he was hit by a reversing fork-lift truck.

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Star company of BBC series prosecuted over worker injury

Thursday, September 22, 2016

A Bolton based scrapyard that featured in a recent BBC documentary series has been sentenced after an employee suffered facial injuries at work.

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Farm fined for unlawful use of dangerous poison

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Norfolk farming firm T Long and Company Limited has been prosecuted for putting workers and members of the public at risk from a dangerous poison being used to control rabbits.

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Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A company in Somerset has been fined after the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.

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Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death

Monday, September 19, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hampstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.

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Construction company fined £800,000 after worker injured

Friday, September 16, 2016

A Surrey construction company has been fined after a contractor was run over on a large site in Wokingham.

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Two scaffolders receive suspended prison sentence following workers death

Friday, September 16, 2016

Two scaffolders from St Austell, Cornwall have received suspended prison sentences following a death of a worker who fell 7m to his death.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.

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Manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Somerset has been fined for safety failings

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Illegal Newquay gas fitter sentenced for undertaking unregistered gaswork

Thursday, September 15, 2016

An unregistered gas fitter has been order to complete 250 hours of community service for illegally installing a LPG gas boiler and hob at a Newquay home as well as producing fraudulent documentation.

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Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded.

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School fined for safety failings at summer camp

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A School in Canterbury, has been fined for safety failings at a summer activity camp.

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Edinburgh charitable company sentenced over injury to service user

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A limited company providing housing support services for vulnerable adults and children has been sentenced after a service user was burnt at one of its properties.

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Worker Entrapped in Machinery due to Company’s Safety Failings

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how on 21 January 2016, the employee had been attempting to resolve a jam at the rear of the CNC Uniteam Esseteam Sprint machine, when it began to move. His leg became trapped under the machine.  The interlock guard on the machine had been defective for a period of many years, and the safety gate was always left open.

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Refinery firm fined £400,000 after gangway fall

Monday, September 12, 2016

Valero Energy UK Limited has been fined £400, 000 following a serious accident at its Pembroke Refinery.

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