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£30,000 fine after two safety breaches in a month

A firm has been fined £30,000 for breaching health and safety legislation after an employee injured his hand, a month after he had escaped unscathed in a similar incident which was not acted upon. Read More

Firm sentenced after employee suffers finger amputations

A paper making company has been fined after a 22-year-old employee had her fingers crushed, leading to the partial amputation of both her middle and index finger on her left hand. 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

Ikea fined after worker loses fingers

The worker suffered amputation of parts of two fingers while checking a fault to a fan on the roof of the building, leading to a £100k fine for Ikea. Read More

Manufacturer fined £45k following severed fingers incident

An incident which ‘could have very easily been avoided’ left an employee with three severed fingers. The HSE found that, while suitable guarding was in place in other areas, the company had failed to identify a dangerous hazard which led to the incident. Read More

£100k fine after worker’s fingers crushed

A plastic and paper manufacturing company has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from trapping his hand in an unguarded printing machine. Read More



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