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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

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

Court hears how worker was crushed by door

A Worcestershire-based manufacturer has been fined £20,000 after a worker nearly lost his life when a door collapsed and pinned him Read More

Babcock Rail Ltd fined £400k following worker’s crush injuries

Rail maintenance company Babcock Rail Ltd has been fined £400,000 after a worker got trapped between a digger and a Read More

Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer, The Sandwich Factory Holdings Ltd, and one of its directors have been fined Read More

Company to pay £50k after worker has legs amputated

A marine demolition company has been sentenced after an incident in which a worker’s legs were trapped resulted in him Read More

Irish Ferries sentenced following crane crush death

Irish Ferries Ltd has been sentenced for failing to have designated pedestrian walkways at a Dublin Port cargo area where Read More



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