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Worker loses part of finger in pie machine

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company who produces cakes and pastries has been fined after a worker lost part of her finger in a pie and tart machine.

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Care provider prosecuted after disabled man died from severe scalding

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Ark Housing Association Limited has been prosecuted after a 60-year-old man suffered severe scalding after being lowered into a bath of hot water and later died.

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Businessman and construction contractor fined for safety failings

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A partner in a retail business and he construction company he contacted to do roof work have been fined for safety failings.

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Worker injures hand in cropping machine

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company producing lights for trucks has been fined after a workers’ hand was injured in a cropping machine.

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Worker loses tips of two fingers in band saw

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company who are fabricators of ducting for the building industry have been fined after a worker lost the tips of two fingers while working with a band saw.

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Testing company fined for failings in the way it carried out industrial radiography work

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company that carries out non-destructive testing has been fined for failings in the way it carried out gamma radiography work at its site in Holmewood, Chesterfield.

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Builder sentenced for endangering young family

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A Chelmsford builder has received a suspended prison sentence after his faulty design and workmanship led to a family being exposed to deadly exhaust fumes from a gas boiler.

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National Grid fined £2million over failings related to death of schoolboy

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

One of the UKs biggest gas distributers was sentenced today after admitting safety failings in relation to the death of a young boy.

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Accident repair company fined for failure to comply

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

An accident repair company has been fined after it failed to comply with an improvement notice.

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Company fined after scaffolding blown over during dismantling

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

A scaffolding company was fined after scaffolding hit a bus and pedestrians when it blew over during dismantling

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Warwickshire tradesman fined after employee lost fingers

Monday, December 7, 2015

Richard John Pullinger, a sole trader that recycles cardboard in Polesworth, was fined after a 19-year-old employee suffered severe damage to his left hand when it was drawn into a roller press that had no guards on it.

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Worker injured after falling through rooflight

Monday, December 7, 2015

A painting company has been fined after a worker fell through a roof light whilst working at height.

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Worker killed by falling from ladder during boiler inspection

Monday, December 7, 2015

A sub-contractor was fined after a worker was killed when he fell from a ladder during an inspection of a boiler.

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Worker injured when he was crushed by metal folding machine

Friday, December 4, 2015

A company which manufactures office equipment has been fined after a trainee worker was injured when he was crushed by a metal folding machine.

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Companies sentenced in HSE inspector’s “most horrific case”

Friday, December 4, 2015

Two North West companies have been fined following the death of two workers at a Merseyside woodchip factory.

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Quarry company fined after worker injured due to unguarded drilling rig

Friday, December 4, 2015

A quarry company has been fined after an employee lost two fingers after coming into contact with a drill fitted to a hydraulic excavator at a dimension stone quarry.

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Construction company director fined after worker’s ladder fall

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The director of a construction company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from a ladder, resulting in life-changing injuries.

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Unlicensed company removes asbestos ceiling from school

Thursday, December 3, 2015

A construction firm removed an asbestos ceiling in a school despite not being legally approved to do the work.

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Waste and recycling centre fined after worker injures hand on conveyor

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A waste and recycling centre was fined after a worker was injured after his hand was drawn into an in running nip point on a waste transport conveyor.

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Pair fined for illegally installing and commissioning gas boiler

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

An unregistered gas fitter illegally installed a boiler in a home and got a legitimate gas engineer to sign-off his work.

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