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Firms fined after worker loses fingers in power press

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A London-based metal packaging company has been fined after a worker trapped his hand in a power press and lost two fingers.

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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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ScottishPower fined £1.75m after worker seriously scalded

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Scottish Power was fined after a worker was seriously scalded at Longannet Power Station in Alloa.

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British Telecommunications PLC fined £600,000 after workers injured

Friday, May 27, 2016

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined after two of its employees were seriously injured in falls from height.

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NHS Foundation Trust fined £200,000 for safety failings

Friday, May 27, 2016

An NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings in its management of the use and maintenance of Anetic Aid QA3 trolleys.

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BUPA Care Homes fined £400,000 over bedrail failures

Thursday, May 26, 2016

BUPA Care Homes (CFC Homes) Ltd has been fined over the inappropriate management of bedrails at one of its care homes. 

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Recycling company fined after worker was injured in machinery

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a 24 year old worker was seriously injured when he was dragged into machinery.

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Firm fined after two workers suffer severe electrical burns

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

An engineering company based in Birmingham has been fined after two workers suffered severe electrical burns

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Company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Bedford company that produces shower trays has been fined for safety failings following an inspection.

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Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

HGV drivers are frequently putting lives at risk by not following basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, the Health and Safety Executive warned today.

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Company fined for release of natural gas and crude oil

Monday, May 23, 2016

A Hampshire-based energy company has been fined for releasing natural gas and crude oil.

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Royal Mail fined after worker suffered injuries

Thursday, May 19, 2016

AMENDED: The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £50,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck in a bundling warehouse.

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Two companies fined after worker falls three metres from ledge of building

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A window fitting company and the principal contractor at a construction site have been fined for safety failings after a worker fell a total of three metres while installing glazed units

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Ban on throwing mortar boards is a tired health and safety myth

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

A number of media outlets have reported today (Wednesday 18 May 2016) that a university plans to ban their students  from throwing mortar boards in the air on graduation day for health and safety reasons. HSE has provided a response to this age-old myth:

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and July 2015.

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Man jailed for illegal gas work

Monday, May 16, 2016

A Darlington man has been jailed for carrying out illegal gas work on three occasions.

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Body manufacturing firm fined after workers crushed between vehicles

Monday, May 16, 2016

A vehicle body manufacturing company in Stoke-on-Trent has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were crushed between a moving vehicle and stationary vehicles.

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Bakery fined after worker injured with powered bowl mixer

Monday, May 16, 2016

A Wiltshire bakery has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured with a powered bowl mixer.

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Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

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Worker loses all fingers and thumb in machinery

Friday, May 13, 2016

An assistant farm manager from Norwich lost all his fingers and thumb of his left hand when it became caught in machinery.

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