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Category: West Midlands press releases

Regional press releases from the West Midlands

West Midlands man handed suspended sentence for unregistered gas work

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

An unregistered gas fitter was handed a 26-month suspended sentence for carrying out gas work after his Gas Safe Registration had been removed and he had been prohibited from carrying out further work on gas appliances and fittings.

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Midlands based company has been fined after an employee’s finger was severed at the company’s base in Roman Way, Rugby.

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Haulage firm fined after worker crushed

Monday, July 10, 2017

A haulage firm has been fined after a load from the top of a double-decked trailer fell onto a worker.

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Company and contractor fined after member struck by fencing wire

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A civil engineering company (R M Contractors Limited aka RMC), and a contractor working on behalf of a tree surgery company Complete Tree Services (CTS) have been sentenced after a member of the public was injured by fencing wire.

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Engineering firm fined after worker crushed in machinery

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Moy Park Ltd has been fined after a worker was injured at the company’s site in Anwick near Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Electrician fined after apprentice left with life changing injuries

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Birmingham electrician has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community after his trainee fell three and a half metres through a plasterboard ceiling.

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Engineering company fined after worker crushed

Friday, March 31, 2017

Multi-Stroke Ltd has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing him to lose his thumb, index and middle fingers.

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Construction company fined after worker loses fingers

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Coldmac Limited has been fined after one of its workers suffered life changing injuries to his hand which required surgical intervention.

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Roofing companies fined after worker fell through skylight

Friday, March 24, 2017

Two roofing companies have been fined after a worker fell nine metres through a skylight onto concrete flooring below.

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Arrow Recycling Ltd has been fined after a worker was left fighting for his life after being crushed by about 400kg of cardboard.

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Electrical appliance company fined after worker’s death

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has today been fined after a self-employed contractor fell from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) and later died from his injuries.

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Partnership fined following death of long-serving farm manager

Monday, March 20, 2017

A farming partnership has been fined £60,000 following the death of a farm manager in Staffordshire.

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Paper recycling company fined after worker’s death

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Recycle Paper UK Ltd has been fined after a worker was thrown from a fork lift truck and died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

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£600,000 fine for Council contractor after major burns to employer

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gloucester Crown Court heard the 61-year-old man was working at the site on Eastgate Street on 29 May 2015. While trying to replace the traffic light pole he came into contact with a live underground cable which immediately gave him the electric shock …

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£300k fine for concrete firm after employee has leg amputated

Monday, March 6, 2017

A producer of concrete blocks has been fined £300,000 after an employee had to have a leg amputated.

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Company fined for safety failings resulting in workers death

Friday, February 10, 2017

A Midlands based construction equipment hire company has been fined after a worker’s death.

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Fencing business owners receive suspended sentences after worker injury

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The two owners of Kidderminster based fencing firm Hoo Farm Fencing have been given suspended sentences after a worker was hit by timber posts and frames which fell from a fork lift truck.

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Packaging manufacturer in court over workplace injury

Friday, January 27, 2017

A West Bromwich supplier of corrugated packaging has been fined after a maintenance employee was injured when he was pulled into machinery.

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Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker injured

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

National car manufacturer Jaguar Landover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car accident.

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Warburtons fined £2million after worker fall

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

National bread makers Warburtons has been fined £2million after a worker was hospitalised following a fall.

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