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Engineering firm fined after health and safety failings

Friday, September 1, 2017

An engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – a condition causing tingling, pins and needles, numbness and pain in the affected person’s hands.

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HSE makes cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Disputed invoices raised under the fee for intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme will from 1 September be considered by a fully independent panel, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed.

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Steel manufacturer fined after the death of worker

Thursday, August 31, 2017

A manufacturer of steel building components has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries from a steel beam.

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Developer fined after failing to safely carry out demolition work

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The owner of block of flats was prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches while it was being demolished.

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Care home fined following death of elderly resident

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chilton Care Homes Limited has today been fined following the death of an 89-year old resident at its home in Sudbury, Suffolk.

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Self-employed builder sentenced after gas explosion seriously injures two people

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A self-employed builder from Great Yarmouth has been sentenced after completing work at a domestic property which resulted in a gas explosion seriously injuring two people.

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Company fined after fall from height leaves joiner paralysed

Friday, August 25, 2017

A construction company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a sub-contracted joiner suffered life-changing injuries.

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Company fined for health and safety failures on construction site

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A Bristol-based construction company has been fined for failing to ensure construction work was planned and managed, despite previous warnings.

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Director and company sentenced after continuous failures to comply

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Swansea-based company and its owner have been sentenced after a number of safety failings.

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Textile company fined after worker suffers crushed hand

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A Devonshire based textile company, Heathcoat Fabrics Limited has been fined after 21-year old employee Anthony Seward suffered life changing hand injuries.

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Gas supplier fined after worker left seriously injured

Monday, August 21, 2017

A beverage gas supply company has been fined after a gas cylinder exploded and left a worker with life-changing leg injuries.

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Construction company fined after worker fell from height

Monday, August 21, 2017

A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered life changing injuries after falling from scaffolding.

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Paper coating company fined after worker suffered burns

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A paper coating company has been fined after a worker suffered burns following a fire on a coating machine.

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Big Ben conservation project: HSE response to some reaction

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A HSE spokesperson said:

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Firm sentenced after boy suffered life-changing injuries on farm

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is calling on farmers to do more to protect their loved ones after an eight year old boy who fell from a vehicle on his parent’s farm in Kirkbean ended up with an amputated leg.

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Two companies fined after workers death

Monday, August 14, 2017

Two Hampshire based companies have been fined after the death of a 42-year old man.

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Director and company fined after unlicensed asbestos removal

Friday, August 11, 2017

A Wiltshire based asbestos removal company and one of its Directors have been sentenced after removing licensable asbestos materials in an unsafe manner.

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Tata Steel UK Limited fined after uncontrolled release of toxic substances

Friday, August 11, 2017

A steel company has today been fined after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its site in Scunthorpe.

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Company fined after injury to worker who was entangled in netting

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A vegetable grower has been sentenced after a worker became entangled in netting on a field near Boston, Lincolnshire.

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Company fined after scaffold collapse

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Dorset based company has been fined after a scaffold collapsed at an industrial unit in Wallisdown, Poole.

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