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Company in court after worker crushed under forklift truck

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has been prosecuted after a father-of-two died when a metal frame being loaded onto a lorry trailer fell on top of him.

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Construction firm fined after workers injured

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

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Essex County Council fined over fall at rock-climbing centre

Monday, June 15, 2015

Essex County Council has been fined after a novice climber plunged seven and a half metres from an indoor rock face at a climbing centre in Harlow.

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Solihull firm fined after worker was crushed

Monday, June 15, 2015

Solihull based car part manufacturer,TRW Ltd was fined on Monday 15 June 2015 after a worker was crushed between a forklift truck and a trailer suffering serious injuries.

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Engineering firm fined over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

 A precision engineering firm have been fined after an incident in which an employee was seriously hurt. 

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Llandudno builder jailed for exposing workers to asbestos

Friday, June 12, 2015

 A builder has been jailed for exposing workers to asbestos while working at a commercial unit on a Colwyn Bay industrial estate.

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Death of young worker leads to court for recycling company

Friday, June 12, 2015

A recycling company in South Devon has been sentenced for serious safety breaches after a worker was killed after likely being thrown from a six-tonne dumper truck. 

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Recycling company sentenced over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

A company specialising in the recycling of waste plastic was fined today after a worker was injured when he fell from an industrial sized waste bin. 

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Pet food firm sentenced for safety failings

Friday, June 12, 2015

A pet food manufacturer has been sentenced today after exposing its employees to chlorine gas during cleaning of equipment at its plant in Nottinghamshire. 

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Total fined over worker’s burns in molten sulphur

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Total Lindsey Oil Refinery in North Lincolnshire has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when he stepped into an open manway lid and hit molten sulphur below.

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Safety failings land firm in court

Friday, June 12, 2015

A metal processing company has been fined for safety failings which exposed a worker to a serious risk of injury from a fall.

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Hospital trust fined for legionella control failings

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined£50,000 for failing to control legionella.

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Dudley company director prosecuted for illegal gas work

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A company director from Dudley has been sentenced for carrying out illegal gas work on a property in Kingswinford putting the lives of the owners at risk.

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Family firm fined after worker broke back in roof fall

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A family-run company in Birmingham that specialises in removing asbestos from buildings has been fined after an employee broke his back when he fell through a fragile roof.

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Telford engineering firm fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

 A lifting company based in Telford has been fined after a beam weighing two tonnes fell onto an employee causing severe injuries. 

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Farmer charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Farmer James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Mr Brown’s farm.

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Haulage firm fined after driver injured

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A Bedfordshire haulage contractor has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered serious injuries when he was catapulted from a powered access platform as he was unloading it from a heavy goods vehicle.

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Builder charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Builder James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Hoskinshire Farm, Out Rawcliffe, Preston.

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Construction firm sentenced over ‘life changing’ fall

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Construction company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety failings after a 55 year old employee fell through a skylight roof. 

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Agriculture firm fined after two workers injured by reversing vehicles

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

AB Agri Limited has been fined after two people were injured when they were struck by a reversing heavy goods vehicle at the company’s Northallerton site.

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