injury at work


Fatal injuries in agriculture, forestry and fishing in UK report published

The number of people killed in agriculture-related activities in the last 12 months has fallen from its high level in 2021, but the rate of fatal injuries in the sector remains the highest of all major industries according to HSE. Read More

Fabrication company in court after worker injured shoulder in lathe

A metal fabrication company has been fined £22,000 after a worker’s overalls were drawn into a lathe, trapping him and resulting in serious injury. Read More

Employee away days: Where does the duty of care lie?

25 people were treated for burns in June after they walked across hot coals as part of a corporate away day in Switzerland. Outside of the office, does an employer have a duty of care for employees voluntarily taking part in an external activity? SHP investigates… Read More

School fined after worker fell from height

A school in Brentwood has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was injured as he Read More

Royal Mail fined after worker injured in warehouse

The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £50,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck Read More

Worker injured with powered bowl mixer

A Wiltshire bakery has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured with a powered bowl mixer. Swindon Read More

Fine after woman injured at crystal manufacturer

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery. The Read More

£100k fine following worker’s severe injuries

A Suffolk cargo handling company has been fined £100,000 after an employee suffered serious injury when a sheet of marble Read More

Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion. Read More

Three companies fined following incidents

Two incidents at the Haverhill site of Jan Cavelle Furniture Company have led to three companies being fined for health Read More



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