crush injuries


Business fined for death of forklift truck operator

A building supplies firm has admitted breaching health and safety standards over the death of an employee who was crushed by a forklift truck. Read More

Waste company fined £180k after worker crushed between vehicles

A waste management and skip hire company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a reversing vehicle. Read More

Environmental management services company fined after worker fatally crushed

An environmental management services company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle. Read More

Construction crane collapses killing four people

Crane crushes two people in car and two workers as it snaps and falls due to strong weather conditions. Read More

1.3 ton piece of metal crushed worker

Employee was working with his son, dismantling a 3-core reactor vessel, when an unsupported metal section weighing approximately 1.3 ton fell and fatally crushed him between the fallen cylinder and a shipping container. Read More

‘Farmers can make small changes that will significantly reduce risk’: In conversation with NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts

To mark Farm Safety Week (16 – 20 July), SHP Online spoke with the Vice President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Stuart Roberts. Read More

Lone working: Farming amongst the most hazardous occupations

Agriculture still has the highest rate of fatalities in Britain and farm workers over 65 are the most vulnerable, according to HSE stats. Read More

Director ‘personally responsible’ in crush case

A demolition company and its director have been sentenced after a worker suffered crush injuries when his arms were trapped Read More

Engineering company fined after worker’s hand crushed

A Tipton engineering company has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing life changing injuries. £40,000 fine Read More

Environmental services firm fined for safety failings

A Lancashire based environmental services company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm was crushed Read More



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