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Category: South East press releases

Regional press releases from the South East

Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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Waste disposal firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, December 2, 2016

An Essex-based hazardous waste disposal company has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a sorting and recycling site.

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Real estate company fined for safety failings

Friday, November 25, 2016

A real estate company in Oxfordshire has been fined for failing to manage asbestos on their premises following a fire.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Council fined £250,000 for not protecting workers health

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thanet District Council has been fined after a worker was left with permanent injured after being diagnosed with hard arm vibration (HAV).

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Worker injures hand on drill

Friday, November 18, 2016

A company in Essex, has been fined after a worker suffered injury to his hand on a drilling machine.

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Window fitter in court after worker suffered fatal head injuries

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Southampton window installation company has been fined after a worker suffered fatal head injuries following a fall from a ladder.

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Residential care home fined after resident choked to death

Monday, November 7, 2016

A care home based in Fleet, Hampshire has been fined after an elderly resident who had difficulties swallowing choked to death on food which had not been cut up.

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Employee dies after collapse of waste material covers him

Monday, November 7, 2016

A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him.

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Worker dies when temporary platform collapses

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A worker died and two others were badly injured at a construction site in Putney, when a temporary platform collapsed.

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Worker seriously injured in mobile platform fall

Monday, October 24, 2016

A Buckinghamshire waste equipment maintenance firm has been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) overturned.

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Recycling firm fined after worker injured in shredder

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Kent based recycling company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst repairing a shredder.

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Worker suffers severe injuries in roof fall

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell five metres through a roof sustaining severe injuries.

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Delivery firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, September 23, 2016

A Buckinghamshire delivery firm has been fined after a driver suffered life changing injuries when he was hit by a reversing fork-lift truck.

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Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A company in Somerset has been fined after the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.

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Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death

Monday, September 19, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hampstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.

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Construction company fined £800,000 after worker injured

Friday, September 16, 2016

A Surrey construction company has been fined after a contractor was run over on a large site in Wokingham.

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Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded.

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School fined for safety failings at summer camp

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A School in Canterbury, has been fined for safety failings at a summer activity camp.

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