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Playground inspector in court after boy seriously injured in swing collapse

Friday, September 11, 2015

A playground inspector has been fined after a seven-year-old boy suffered life-threatening head injuries when the rope swing he was playing on collapsed.

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Fencing company fined after worker injured in machinery

Friday, September 11, 2015

A fencing company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered serious injuries to his left arm.

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Council fined after man killed by swing barrier

Friday, September 11, 2015

North Lincolnshire Council has been fined after a man died when his car drove into a horizontal swing barrier gate to a car park at a sports ground.

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Jaguar Land Rover in court over Halewood death

Friday, September 11, 2015

 Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has been sentenced for safety breaches discovered during an investigation into a death of a worker at its Merseyside plant. 

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Tape supplier fined after worker injured

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A tape supply company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered crush injuries to his hand whilst operating a cutting press.

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Automotive components company find after worker injured

Thursday, September 10, 2015

An automotive components company from West Midlands has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered crush injuries after entering a guarded area of a machine. 

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Woodham Ferrers firm fined for ignoring safety law

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A Cheltenham firm has been fined a total of £15,000 for repeatedly failing to have its systems on its local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system for extracting wood dust and lifting equipment on its rider operated trucks thoroughly examined.

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Polythene firm sentenced over employee’s life changing injuries

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A Widnes film polythene manufacturer has been fined a total of £40,000 for serious safety breaches after an employee was badly injured when he became trapped in a machine. 

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Landlord fined for Gas Safety Record failings

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

A landlord has been fined for failing to have a valid Gas Safety Record in place for five tenants of his properties. 

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Landlord prosecuted over carbon monoxide risk

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A mother and her young son were put at risk of suffering carbon monoxide poisoning for seven years at their home in Ashton-under-Lyne, a court has heard.

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Construction company fined for gas safety failings

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A company that constructs extensions to houses has been fined after incorrectly working on gas flue, potentially putting lives at risk as harmful could have seeped back into the house.

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Recycling firm sentenced over safety failing after death of father of six

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A waste recycling firm has been sentenced after admitting safety failings related to a worker being killed at its premises in Batley.

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Wiring manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A wiring manufacturer has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was caught in machinery at their site in Doncaster.

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Solar panel installation company fined after worker falls through roof-light

Monday, August 31, 2015

A company that installs solar panels has been fined after a worker fell through a roof-light whilst installing solar panels on the roof of a barn at a property in Newton Stewart.

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Brothers sentenced over unsafe work at height

Friday, August 28, 2015

Two brothers have been fined for allowing employees to work at height unsafely after workers were spotted while building an agricultural farm building in Lewes. 

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Bedfordshire manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A Bedfordshire manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in separate incidents at its Dunstable factory.

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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings

Friday, August 28, 2015

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. 

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Council fined for safety failings after child was injured

Friday, August 28, 2015

Doncaster Council has been fined after an 8-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured hip, when a wooden hoarding was blown onto the pavement during high winds.

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Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A manufacturer of foam plastics and rubber materials was sentenced today after admitting safety failing leading to a teenage worker being permanently disfigured. 

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Deeside man fined over safety breaches

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A contractor was today fined after admitting unsafe work at height practices and insurance breaches. 

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