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Company fined as worker has leg amputated

A company that grows mushrooms has been fined after an employee’s leg became trapped in a machine and was later amputated. Read More

Staircase manufacturer reminded of safe lifting after worker loses leg

Leyton Group Construction Ltd, a manufacture staircases, fined following an incident where a worker became trapped at a site on Fenchurch Avenue in London. Read More

Worker’s leg amputated after 2 tonnes falls on it

A North East based foundry has been fined after a serious incident at its site left an employee needing a leg amputation above the knee. Read More

Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker loses leg

National car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car collision on Read More

Girl’s leg amputated after Alton Towers crash

A 17-year-old girl has had her leg amputated following a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers. Leah Washington was on the Read More

“Inherently unsafe” loading operations lands firms in court

Two firms have been ordered to pay nearly £50,000 in fines and costs following an incident in which a Tameside Read More

Court case highlights dangers in waste industry after worker loses both legs

The HSE has reminded employers in the waste sector to recognise risks and take action to protect their employees, following the sentencing of a scrap metal company and a businessman, after serious safety breaches led to a site worker losing both legs as the doors of a 16-tonne baling machine closed on him. Read More

Worker’s lower leg amputated after he was put at ‘needless risk’

An engineering firm has been fined £20,000 after a worker's lower leg was badly crushed in an unguarded machine. The employee now has a prosthetic leg and still needs ongoing physiotherapy. Read More

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