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Partners fined after farm worker injured

Monday, May 21, 2018

Two partners in a farming company have been fined after an employee received serious injuries when his arm was drawn into the rollers of a potato grading machine.

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Company fined after employee suffers serious burns

Monday, May 21, 2018

A company that produces metal sheet components has been fined after a worker suffered burns to his, face, ears and head.

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Company fined after worker suffers life changing injuries

Friday, May 18, 2018

A construction company has today been fined after a worker fell through a roof and suffered life changing injuries.

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Double-investigation leads to fine for North East car parts manufacturer Faltec Europe Limited

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A South Tyneside car parts manufacturer has been fined £1.6million after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak and an explosion occurred at the same plant within a year.

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North east sawmill fined after employee has his leg amputated

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A sawmill in north east England has been fined after a serious incident at its site resulted in an employee having his leg amputated above the knee.

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Company fined after workers put in danger

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A company has been fined after workers were spotted carrying out unsafe work on various roofs.

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Demolition company fined after worker struck by concrete panel

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A Demolition company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a concrete spandrel panel.

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Construction company fined after employee crushed by dumper

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A groundworks company has been fined after an employee suffered serious internal injuries while working in an excavation at Ghyllgrove Junior & Infants School in Basildon.

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Company fined after worker develops occupational asthma

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A design and manufacturing company has been fined after an employee carrying out soldering works developed occupational asthma.

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Farming company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A Somerset farming company has been fined after a worker fell 3 metres from a silage clamp onto a concrete floor, sustaining life changing injuries.

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Unlocking the potential of health and safety data – the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and HSE ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’ programme

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Every year, huge amounts of incident investigation findings and operational health and safety data are collected globally. The Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), supported by the Thomas Ashton Institute are running an ambitious new programme, ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’ which aims to substantially improve health and safety and ultimately save lives, particularly in poorer or developing nations.

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Company fined after a scaffolder was injured in fall from height.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

A scaffolding company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell approximately four metres while working on a fragile surface.

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Company fined for exposing employees to dust

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A furniture manufacturer has been fined after exposing its employees to significant quantities of hardwood dust, a hazardous substance known to cause occupational asthma and nasal cancer.

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Company fined after worker loses tip of finger

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A metal fabrication company was sentenced today after a worker was injured when using a vertical milling machine.

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Fisheries owner fined after putting workers and the public at risk

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The owner of a local fisheries site has been fined for failing to secure the boundary of a new build local fisheries site whilst under construction.

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Construction company fined after death of worker

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Tonic Construction Ltd has been fined following the death of Shaun Carter.

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Company fined after worker suffers life-changing injury

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A grain milling company has today been fined after a worker lost his right leg after being struck by a fork lift truck.

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Contractors fined after carrying out unlicensed asbestos removal work

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after exposing a homeowner and themselves to asbestos while carrying out refurbishment work.

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Contractors fined for carrying out unsafe asbestos removal work without a licence

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after removing asbestos pipe lagging without taking the necessary precautions to reduce exposure to asbestos.

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Construction companies fined after worker injured in fall from height

Monday, April 30, 2018

Three construction companies have been today fined after a subcontractor fell four meters through a fragile roof light into an office space below.

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