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Roofing contractor and director fined over brick-layer death

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Yorkshire roofing firm and its Director have been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death though a fragile roof-light.

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Employee injures two fingers at packaging company

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A packaging company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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RR1056 – Critical analysis of safety related design of powered gates

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The aim of this project was to perform a theoretical assessment into safety measures that may reduce the risks associated with mechanical hazards of powered gate designs – one sliding and one hinged.

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Brick manufacturer fined after worker injured

Monday, July 13, 2015

A brick manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees was seriously injured.

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HSE improved land use planning advice service

Monday, July 13, 2015

A new digital service making it easier and quicker for developers to access land use planning information and advice becomes available today (MON).

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Employee loses two fingers at silver manufacturer

Monday, July 13, 2015

A silver manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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County Council in court after schoolboy severs finger in class

Monday, July 13, 2015

North Yorkshire County Council has been prosecuted after a 14-year-old boy needed a finger amputated after it got tangled in a lathe during a lesson at Knaresborough’s King James’ School.

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Chutney company sentenced over worker’s hand injury

Friday, July 10, 2015

A Merseyside based food company has been sentenced after a worker sustained injuries to his hand after clearing a sugar dispensing machine at a factory in Berkshire. 

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Company fined after worker’s legs crushed

Friday, July 10, 2015

A marine demolition company was fined £42,000 after an incident that resulted in a worker subsequently having his legs amputated.

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Plumber fined for unregistered work installing boiler

Friday, July 10, 2015

A plumber illegally carried out work to install a gas boiler in a Plymouth home.

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RR1006 – Literature review: Barriers to the application of Ergonomics/Human Factors in engineering design

Friday, July 10, 2015

The purpose of this literature review was to identify barriers to the use of Ergonomics/Human Factors (E/HF) information and principles in engineering design.

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Lack of training caused life changing injuries

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Essex tree specialist company, Oak View Tree Specialists Limited, has been fined after a skip loading dumper overturned severely injuring a worker.

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Case 369 – Bus driver recruits must weigh under 18 stone

Thursday, July 9, 2015

A job advert issued by a bus company stated that due to new health and safety rules all new bus driver recruits must be below 18 stone in weight.

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Car body repair company fined for failing to comply with improvement notices

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The owner of a car body repair company has been fined for failing to comply with two improvement notices.

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Window cleaning company find for safety breaches

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A window cleaning firm & it’s sole Director have been fined for health and safety breaches after the company was employed to clean the windows at a nursing home.

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Health board sentenced after patient death

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Scottish health board was today fined £40,000 after a patient died when he was served food by hospital staff despite being deemed ‘nil by mouth’.

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Child loses fingertips in park gate

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council was fined for safety failings after a child had two fingertips severed when they were trapped in a gate at a playpark designed for children under 11 years old.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ringshall.

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MOHSG: Asbestos/Demolition Case Study – Manchester, 29 July 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group with case study presentation by Wayne Bagnall Ltd.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas and electrical work at a home in Ringshall.

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