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Category: Equipment at work

Pontypridd printing firm fined for safety failings

Friday, February 13, 2015

A Pontypridd printing company has been prosecuted after an employee’s hand was caught in machinery.

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Flight simulator firm in court over unsafe machines

Friday, February 13, 2015

A Manchester firm which manufactures flight simulator equipment for the aviation industry has been fined for using unsafe machinery.

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Farm director gets fine after dangerous work at height

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The director of a Shropshire dairy farm has been prosecuted after he failed to protect both himself and others while working at height.

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Steel company in court after worker pulled into rotating rollers

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A Black Country steel processing company has been fined after an employee suffered a catalogue of injuries when he was pulled into a set of rotating rollers.

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WIS40 – Four-sided moulding machines: Safe working practice (revised)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

This information sheet gives practical guidance for employers on guarding and safe working practices for both new and older models of four-sided moulding machines. This revision also includes more detailed information on safe setting and adjustment.

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Firms sentenced after airport worker breaks leg

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Two firms have been prosecuted after a worker suffered a broken leg when he deliberately steered his ride-on cleaning machine into a balustrade when the brakes failed in order to avoid hitting pedestrians in Stansted airport.

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Firm fined after worker loses forearm

Thursday, February 5, 2015

An Edinburgh manufacturing company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker had to have his arm amputated after it became trapped in a machine.

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Bridgend firm fined for safety failings

Monday, February 2, 2015

A Bridgend engineering company has been prosecuted after an employee’s hand was crushed in an unguarded hydraulic press.

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Theme park fined after birthday boy breaks leg on ride

Monday, February 2, 2015

A Leicestershire theme park has been prosecuted after an eight-year-old boy’s birthday celebrations turned into an agonising ordeal when he broke his leg on a ride.

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Dorset businesses fined for safety failings

Friday, January 30, 2015

Two Dorset companies have been fined after an employee was injured by an industrial vacuum at a waste treatment and energy recovery site in Bristol.

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Kent brewer in court

Friday, January 30, 2015

Britain’s oldest brewery business – Shepherd Neame – has been prosecuted for safety breaches after a 21 year-old agency worker lost a finger in an unprotected machine.

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Company fined after worker hit by concrete beam

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a concrete beam that fell from a telehandler.

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Tree worker in court after father and son suffer hand injuries

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A self-employed arboriculturalist from Spalding has been fined after two workers  – a father and son – both suffered hand injuries while splitting logs.

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Joinery firm in court after worker loses fingertip

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A Kent joinery firm has been fined for safety failings after an employee lost the tip of his left middle finger on an unguarded piece of machinery.

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Furniture company prosecuted over worker’s injury

Monday, January 26, 2015

A Rutland company which manufactures children’s bedroom furniture has been fined after a machine operator suffered serious hand injuries in a makeshift vacuum cleaner.

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Vet in court over X-ray of employee’s foot

Friday, January 23, 2015

A director of a vet practice in Maidstone has been given a conditional discharge for allowing an employee to X-ray her own foot after a horse stamped on it.

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Firm in court after worker loses arm

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Powys firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a woodworker had his right arm severed while clearing sawdust from underneath a circular saw.

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Worker’s injuries land brewery in court

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Herefordshire brewery has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered a broken foot when it became trapped in a rotating stirrer.

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Crisp producer in court after worker loses tip of finger

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hereford Magistrates’ Court heard yesterday (19 Jan) the 35-year-old employee of Tyrells Potato Crisps Ltd in Leominster was cleaning part of the machine on 7 November 2012 when his finger caught in the nip point of a moving chain and sprocket.

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Firm fined after worker suffers severe burns

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A Highland manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered severe burns to both arms as he tried to clear a blockage in an unguarded machine.

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