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Yorkshire company fined after worker killed

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Leeds-based garden shed manufacturing company, Woodlands Homecare Ltd, was today sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed.

Woodwork company fined after persistent failure to guard and maintain equipment

Friday, October 19, 2018 Ashwell Recycled Timber Products Limited has been fined following repeated failures to safely guard and maintain woodwork equipment used by their employees.

Council fined after obvious risk to employees ignored

Friday, October 19, 2018 The national regulator for workplace health and safety has said Hull City Council failed to address the “obvious risk” of employees working on ice before a worker fell and suffered broken ribs while re-laying ice at The Hull Ice Arena.

Council fined after obvious risk to employees ignored

Friday, October 19, 2018 The national regulator for workplace health and safety has said Hull City Council failed to address the “obvious risk” of employees working on ice before a worker fell and suffered broken ribs while re-laying ice at The Hull Ice Arena.

HSE proud to fly Suffrage Flag over Buxton laboratory

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Britain’s regulator for workplace health and safety celebrated 100 years of votes for women by flying the women’s Suffrage Flag over its world leading laboratory in Buxton.

Steel fabricator fined after young construction worker falls from height

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 A North Devon-based steel fabricator has been sentenced after a young employee fell through a fragile roof whilst at work.

Company fined after agency worker injured on waste conveyor

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 A haulage and waste processing business has been fined after an agency worker’s hand was drawn into an in running nip on a waste sorting conveyor.

Company fined for failing to recognise hand arm vibration risk

Monday, October 15, 2018 British Airways Avionic Engineering Limited has been fined for failing to assess the risk to workers from hand arm vibration.

Companies plead guilty following 2011 refinery explosion

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Before Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court, Valero Energy UK Limited and B & A Contracts Limited today pleaded guilty to charges under Sections 2 (1) and 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974.

Energy company fined after worker injured

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been sentenced after a contractor was injured by a falling steel wire coil.

Building company and director sentenced after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary work

Thursday, October 11, 2018 A building company and its director have been sentenced today after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary building work.

Brick manufacturer fined after worker seriously injured in machinery incident

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Forterra Building Products Limited has been fined after a worker had his left arm amputated and was left paralysed from the chest down after being drawn into machinery.

Fine for engineering company following life-changing hand injuries to worker

Thursday, October 11, 2018 An engineering company has been fined after an employee’s little finger and ring finger were amputated at the first knuckle.

South Yorkshire manufacturing company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Symmetry Medical Sheffield Limited, trading as Tecomet, was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered serious injuries.

Unlicensed contractor fined for exposing workers to asbestos

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 A Norwich based construction company has been sentenced today for carrying out unlicensed asbestos cleaning work.

Builder sentenced after young worker seriously-injured

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 A builder from Cornwall has been sentenced after one of his employees sustained serious, life-changing hand injuries whilst operating a handheld circular saw.

Company fined after worker seriously injured when repairing machinery

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 A quarry operator has been fined after an employee had his hand and arm caught in a conveyor belt.

Businessman sentenced after failing to prevent exposure to asbestos

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 A Manchester-based businessman has been prosecuted after failing to check whether asbestos was present in a building he owned before starting major refurbishment works.

Company and director sentenced after resident injured

Monday, October 8, 2018 A Cornish construction company and its director have been sentenced after a resident fell through the balcony at his home during recent refurbishment work.

Construction firms targeted in new health inspections

Monday, October 1, 2018 Construction firms across Great Britain will be targeted on their health standards by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) it has been announced.
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