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Category: Equipment at work

Worker loses tips of two fingers in band saw

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company who are fabricators of ducting for the building industry have been fined after a worker lost the tips of two fingers while working with a band saw.

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Company fined after scaffolding blown over during dismantling

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

A scaffolding company was fined after scaffolding hit a bus and pedestrians when it blew over during dismantling

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Warwickshire tradesman fined after employee lost fingers

Monday, December 7, 2015

Richard John Pullinger, a sole trader that recycles cardboard in Polesworth, was fined after a 19-year-old employee suffered severe damage to his left hand when it was drawn into a roller press that had no guards on it.

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Worker killed by falling from ladder during boiler inspection

Monday, December 7, 2015

A sub-contractor was fined after a worker was killed when he fell from a ladder during an inspection of a boiler.

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Worker injured when he was crushed by metal folding machine

Friday, December 4, 2015

A company which manufactures office equipment has been fined after a trainee worker was injured when he was crushed by a metal folding machine.

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Companies sentenced in HSE inspector’s “most horrific case”

Friday, December 4, 2015

Two North West companies have been fined following the death of two workers at a Merseyside woodchip factory.

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Quarry company fined after worker injured due to unguarded drilling rig

Friday, December 4, 2015

A quarry company has been fined after an employee lost two fingers after coming into contact with a drill fitted to a hydraulic excavator at a dimension stone quarry.

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Waste and recycling centre fined after worker injures hand on conveyor

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A waste and recycling centre was fined after a worker was injured after his hand was drawn into an in running nip point on a waste transport conveyor.

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Caustic burns to worker at food manufacturing company

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Food manufacturing company, Princes Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered chemical burns.

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Worker struck by tray tipping machine at mushroom farm

Friday, November 27, 2015

A mushroom farm was fined after an employee was injured whilst making an adjustment to an unguarded machine.

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Pet food manufacturer fined after injury to teenage worker

Thursday, November 26, 2015

A Nottinghamshire pet food company has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured when a forklift truck he was driving overturned. 

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Roofing firm fined after worker injured by machinery

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Roofing and insulation firm IKO Plc has been prosecuted after a worker suffered arm injuries from a running auto plant machine.

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Construction site manager fined for safety failings

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A construction site manager was fined for safety failings after a worker was injured while working at height. 

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Metal firm fined after worker was killed by a crane

Monday, November 23, 2015

A company who specialise in metal and alloy products has been fined after a worker was killed when he was struck by a load on a moving crane.

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Workers injured due to unguarded machinery

Friday, November 20, 2015

A soft furnishings company, has been fined over two incidents of failure to adequately guard machinery.

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Building contractor fined for safety failings

Monday, November 16, 2015

A building company firm has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered permanent injury to his eye from lack of correct protection.

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Worker killed by falling power press

Friday, November 13, 2015

A Wrexham firm was fined after a worker was killed when a machine weighing an estimated half a tonne fell on him.

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Building firm fined after worker hit by mobile platform

Friday, November 13, 2015

Construction company Base Build Services Limited has been prosecuted after a worker was injured by a boom type mobile elevated working platform (MEWP) when it fell from the forks of a tele-handler machine.

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Employee crushed under van during inspection

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A contract gardening company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious crush injuries to his chest.

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Forklift collision injures worker

Thursday, November 5, 2015

An Essex haulage firm has been fined after an employee was struck by a forklift truck (FLT) driven by an untrained operative.

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