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Worker’s thumb amputated after crush incident

An employee of a Devon-based animal feed manufacturer suffered life-changing injuries after his hand was crushed in a pellet press. Read More

Fingers amputated after machine entanglement

HSE: “This injury was easily preventable and the risk should have been identified. Employers should make sure they properly assess and apply effective control measures to minimise the risk from dangerous parts of machinery.” Read More

£120k fine following severed finger incident at toilet roll firm

A 22-year-old man had part of his finger severed whilst working at a toilet roll manufacturing company in Blackburn. Read More

£20k fine after worker’s hand amputated

A manufacturing company has been fined after a worker’s hands got trapped in a 25 tonne press. Read More

Plea to recycling sector following double amputation

A recycling company has been fined following an incident in which a worker was left with life changing injuries after he was Read More

Worker has fingers amputated after gate incident

Company fined after worker loses ring-finger in lifting incident Read More

£180k fine after worker loses both legs

A court has heard how an employee of Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd will never walk again after suffering “near fatal Read More

Waste disposal firm fined after worker loses leg

An Essex-based hazardous waste disposal company has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a Read More

Alton Towers pleads guilty following Smiler crash

The owner of Alton Towers, Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, has admitted charges of health and safety breaches following an incident Read More

Fine after worker loses arm in “avoidable incident”

A Staffordshire farming firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a Polish worker had to have his arm amputated Read More



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