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Category: Yorkshire press releases

Regional press releases from Yorkshire

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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Worker suffers flash burns

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A manufacturing firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered flash burns to her face, neck, chest and both arms.

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Company sentenced after worker loses hand

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A soft toy filling company was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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Company fined after worker loses fingers in crush injury

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A company has been sentenced after a worker lost his middle two fingers while trying to repair its main entrance gate.

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Agency worker injures hand on lathe

Thursday, July 13, 2017

An engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries to his hand.

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Man sentenced after death of retired farmer

Monday, July 3, 2017

A contractor has been sentenced after a man who hired him was killed by a piece of barbed wire that shot out of his hedge cutting machine.

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Million pound fine for steel company after worker severely burnt following explosion

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A 57-year-old man’s employer has been fined £1m after an oxygen pipe exploded in front of him.

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Scaffolding company fined after worker injured

Friday, May 26, 2017

A scaffolding company and director have been sentenced today for safety breaches, after a worker suffered life changing injuries following a fall from height.

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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

Notes to Editors:

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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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