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Food manufacturer fined after worker entangled in machinery

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A food product manufacturer has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he became entangled in machinery.

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Site and transport safety – Birmingham, 26 January 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Council road sweeper kills biker

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sevenoaks District Council pleaded guilty to safety failings after a member of the public was killed when he collided with a road sweeper.

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Stair assessment – Buxton, 20 January 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall. By the end of the course you will have the knowledge and skills to assess stairs in your own premises.

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Case 387 – Gym users filling personal water bottles from communal dispenser

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A customer at a gym made a complaint about other gym users filling up their personal water bottles from a communal water cooler rather than using the disposable cups provided. The customer stated that this was against health and safety regulations as germs could be spread.

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Company fined after worker injured by conveyor

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker slipped into a conveyor suffering multiple fractures to his left leg and injuries to both thighs.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker suffered crush injuries to his left hand from the moving rollers in a machine.

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Two companies fined after death of wind turbine technician

Monday, December 14, 2015

Siemens Public Limited Company (plc) and RWE Innogy UK Limited (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox within a turbine at Causeymire windfarm.

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Concrete company fined after worker crushed by stairs

Friday, December 11, 2015

A company which produces precast concrete products has been fined for safety failings that led to the death of a worker and to another being injured in separate incidents just 20 minutes apart.

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Metal company prosecuted after employee falls from height

Friday, December 11, 2015

Manchester Galvanising Ltd, a manufacturer of coated metals, was fined after an employee suffered a fractured foot and shoulder after falling three metres from a ladder into a drying pit.

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Company fined and two directors get suspended prison sentence after 27-year-old killed by telehandler

Friday, December 11, 2015

A landscaping company and its two directors were sentenced after Russell Meech, a 27 year old landscape gardener was killed when he fell under the wheels of a telehandler.

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Case 386 – Cafe unable to heat up mince pies

Friday, December 11, 2015

A supermarket cafe told a customer that they are unable to heat up the mince pies they serve for health and safety reasons.

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Builder fined after sacks of rubble thrown from building window

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A Coalville construction firm working in Leicester has been sentenced after workers were spotted throwing sacks of rubble from a building project opposite a police station.

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Three companies fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Three companies have been fined for safety failings after a concrete panel fell from a lorry and killed a worker.

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Worker injured falling from roof

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell three metres from a roof.

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Construction firm fined over unsafe work practises during refurbishment

Thursday, December 10, 2015

J B Barbour and Co Ltd, has been fined after a worker was killed when he was struck by a falling signage and fascia assembly, during shop fitting work at a retail unit.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A company who manufactures flexible plastic coverings has been fined after a worker was injured while operating a winding machine.

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Case 385 – School bus separates boys and girls to comply with health and safety

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A bus company providing contracted service to a school stated that they separated boys and girls on their school bus in order to comply with health and safety regulations.

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Man fined for unlicensed removal of asbestos

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A Surrey man was fined for exposing the residents of a house in Putney, himself and his assistant to asbestos.

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Worker loses part of finger in pie machine

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A company who produces cakes and pastries has been fined after a worker lost part of her finger in a pie and tart machine.

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