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Category: Equipment at work

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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Farm owners sentenced after injury to worker

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The proprietors of a Northumberland farm were fined after an employee suffered leg injuries after a concrete panel fell on him.

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Skip company and director fined after worker killed in excavator fall

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

West Sussex waste management firm South Coast Skips Ltd and its owner have been prosecuted after one worker died and another was left seriously injured when they fell from the bucket of an excavator.

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Plastics company fined after worker’s injury

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A plastics company who engineer nylon products has been sentenced after an employee had his finger amputated as a result of an incident with a circular saw.

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Firms sentenced after construction death

Monday, November 2, 2015

Two associate companies have been fined after the death of a worker in London, killed when concrete joists fell on him.

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Logistics company fined after driver struck by falling pallet

Monday, November 2, 2015

A logistics company has been fined for safety failings after a driver was injured when he was hit by a pallet that fell from a fork lift truck. 

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Food firm fined after worker’s injury

Monday, November 2, 2015

A food manufacturing firm has been sentenced after an employee had two fingers severed in a workplace incident.

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Consultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU (EMF)

Monday, November 2, 2015

This consultation seeks views on the UK’s proposed approach to implement European Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This consultation ends on 3 December 2015.

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