A Keighley lighting supplier has been fined for subjecting its staff to ‘appalling’ working conditions and exposing them to risks from defective electrics and welding fumes.
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Regional press releases from Yorkshire
UK Coal and global machinery supplier Joy Mining Ltd were today ordered to pay a total of £568,000 in fines and costs for serious breaches of safety that led to the death of West Yorkshire pit worker Ian Cameron.
A Barnsley plumber, who left a householder in danger after posing as a qualified gas engineer and badly fitting a new boiler at their home, has been given a suspended prison sentence.
A North Yorkshire firm has been fined after a worker became trapped by the head and neck in a packaging machine at its factory in Whitley Bridge, near Selby.
An East Yorkshire farm owner has been fined for a serious breach of safety law after a 20-year-old worker suffered severe injuries when he fell 4.5 metres through a roof light.
A West Yorkshire engineering firm has been fined after a worker was badly injured when he became entangled in a rotating machine tool that caught him by the neck.
A Wakefield landlord has been fined after ignoring repeated warnings to have gas appliances at his rented property checked for safety.
A convicted plumber who left a series of householders at risk from his illegal gas work was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court today for putting more lives in danger.
A Sheffield property developer has been fined for dangerous safety failings after a building partly collapsed and sent tonnes of rubble through a neighbouring shop roof – just missing two shopworkers.
A Keighley firm has been fined £15,000 for a serious safety breach after a worker severed three fingers in a machine with rotating spikes.
A Grimsby haulage company has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was killed when a row of steel coils ‘collapsed like dominos’ trapping him under their five-tonne weight.
A Bradford textile firm has been sentenced for safety failures after a worker was left with a long-term hand injury after only a month in the job.
A retail marketing company has been ordered to pay £118,500 in fines and costs for serious safety failings after a worker at its Wakefield printing site was crushed to death.
The operator of a Sheffield dental practice has been fined for safety failings after a receptionist fell more than three metres through a roof light while spending her lunch break on the flat roof of the surgery.
A Sheffield man is lucky to be alive after suffering multiple injuries in a three metre fall down a flight of stairs at his home.
A West Yorkshire manufacturing firm has been fined after an engineer lost part of a finger while test running an unguarded power press.
A Halifax man was killed at a Nestle factory in the town because the company failed to implement basic safety measures, Bradford Crown Court was told today.
A construction worker had both legs broken when a 22-tonne excavator reversed over him on a building site in Leeds, a court has heard.
The owner of racing stables in North Yorkshire has been prosecuted after a yard worker fell more than three metres through a skylight in a stable block.
A worker died when a six-metre steel machine landed on top of him after it was dislodged from overhead brackets at a factory in East Yorkshire.