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Concrete company fined after welder loses four fingers

A concrete production company has been fined £400,000 after a welder lost four fingers during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More

£200k fine after ‘wholly avoidable’ fatality

A Birmingham-based manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

Builder fined after 17-year-old employee suffered life-changing injuries

Employee suffered life-changing hand injuries whilst operating a handheld circular saw. Read More

Company fined £30,000 after fork-lift injury

An engineering company has been fined after an employee suffered serious flesh wounds when he was injured during a lifting Read More

Court hears how worker’s palm was amputated following company’s ‘lack of diligence’

A Warwickshire company appeared in court yesterday (30 June) following an incident in 2013 in which a worker suffered horrific hand injuries in an incorrectly-guarded machine. Read More

Worker left paralysed from the neck down after fall, court hears

The Health and Safety Executive has said how easily a fall could have been avoided after a 34-year-old fell from the top of a gritter, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. Read More

£173,000 in fines and costs for Kemble Air Services following fire chief’s death

An airport has been fined over the death of its fire chief, who was killed when he was struck by a 5ft high, 10-stone high-pressure gas cylinder, which unexpectedly discharged. Read More

Sweet company fined £120,000 following worker’s ‘horrific injury’

A national sweet manufacturer has appeared in court after the fork on a forklift truck pierced a worker's foot, entering the instep and exiting the bridge, breaking every bone in its path. Read More

Three injured in floor collapse during mansion construction

Three men were injured, one seriously, when a floor collapsed during construction work at a £2 million house in Trafford, a court has heard. Read More

Powys County Council fined after worker shatters knee cap at work

Powys County Council has been prosecuted after an employee was seriously injured at its public services' depot in Ystradgynlais while moving large concrete barriers using a telescopic handler. Read More

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