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Category: Yorkshire press releases

Regional press releases from Yorkshire

Balfour Beatty fined for safety failings

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A construction company has been fined after flooring at a house-building development gave way, injuring a worker.

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Agency worker traps hand in machine

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A polythene film manufacturer was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.

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Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide

Friday, January 20, 2017

A Construction firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were exposed to carbon monoxide and other substances hazardous to health.

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Fatal accident to company Managing Director

Friday, December 16, 2016

A textile manufacturing company and one of its directors, Wazir Hussain were sentenced after a fatal accident to the company’s Managing Director, 36 year old Nasir Hussain.

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Drunk farmer imprisoned for killing young boy while driving tractor

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A self-employed farm worker has been imprisoned after running over and killing a young boy with his tractor, while 2.5 times over the legal drinking limit.

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Sentence after self-employed builder suffers serious electric shock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A real estate lettings company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a self- employed builder suffered 1st and 3rd degree burns to his face, hands, neck and chest.

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Paper mill worker left with disabling crush injuries

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Halifax paper mill firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe crush injuries to his right hand.

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Self-employed trader fined for safety failings

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Bradford self-employed trader was sentenced today for safety breaches after poor scaffolding arrangements at a domestic property put himself and others at risk.

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Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire

Monday, August 15, 2016

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Agency worker injured at Malting factory

Friday, July 29, 2016

A malting company based in Suffolk has been fined after an agency worker was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Company dismantling HGV fined for safety failings

Friday, July 29, 2016

A North Lincolnshire company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst dismantling a HGV tipper lorry.

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Bradford firm fined after worker fell through skylight

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A company which manufactures signage and displays for high street retailer was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell to his death through a roof light.

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Worker trapped by three tonne road roller

Friday, July 22, 2016

An exhibitions and displays company has been fined for safety breaches after a labourer was crushed by a road roller.

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Country estate prosecuted after flanker blinded at grouse shoot

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A sporting and country estate was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered a life changing injury.

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Engineering worker suffers life changing injuries

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Engineering firm, Point Engineering (Hull) Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after a marine hatch and frame weighting more than 500 kilograms fell forward seriously injuring an employee and narrowly missing another person.

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Steel galvanising firm fined over safety breach

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A galvanising firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe injuries.

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Support Worker sentenced after severely disabled woman choked and died

Friday, July 8, 2016

A senior support worker from Leeds was sentenced after a severely disabled woman choked and later died while in her care

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Roofing firm fined over safety breach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing firm from Malton was fined today for safety breaches after a worker fractured his skull following a fall from height.

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Hand entrapment to worker at food manufacturing company

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A food manufacturing firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered partial de-gloving of his hand.

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Sentence after worker injured at prison

Friday, April 1, 2016

Four different duty holders have been fined after a worker was injured while replacing a window at Leeds prison.

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