hand injury

Firm fined after worker suffered thumb amputation

A food processing company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a production supervisor suffered a serious injury when his hand came into contact with dangerous parts of a potato processing machine. Read More

Manufacturing firms fined for inadequate guards on machinery

Two companies that manufacture cardboard items, and a company that manufactures flat-bed die cutting (FBDC) machines have been sentenced after a worker sustained serious injuries to his left hand. Read More

Manufacturer fined after worker’s hand severed in roller press

A manufacturer of thermal and acoustic insulation panels has been fined after a worker’s hand was severed in a roller press. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after an apprentice suffers life-changing injury

A manufacturing company has been fined after an apprentice’s hand was caught in machinery. Read More

School fined after a pupil severely injured by band saw

A school has been fined following an incident where a pupil sustained severe cuts to his middle and index finger on his right hand and serious tendon damage, when using a band saw. Read More

£10k fine following security guard’s serious injury

A groundworks company has been fined after a security guard suffered serious hand injuries. Read More

Worker’s hand severely injured by machinery

A garden shed manufacturer has been fined after accident resulted in an employee losing the tip of his right thumb and damaging tendons in his right hand. Read More

Four fingers lost by worker and another exposed to toxic gas

A food flavourings company has been fined after two separate health and safety breaches at its premises. Read More

Worker’s hand severely injured by blade

A packaging manufacturer has been fined £50k after a worker suffered severe injuries to several of his fingers. Read More

Worker’s hand partially severed in chop saw

A manufacturing company based in Gloucester has been fined after an incident at its site resulted in a worker having his fingers and part of his palm severed. Read More

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