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Builder fined after contractor sustains serious injuries in a roof collapse

A builder has been fined after a contractor working for him suffered serious injuries when a single-story roof he was demolishing by hand, collapsed. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after employee crushed

A vehicle manufacturing company has been fined after an employee became trapped and suffered crush injuries whilst unloading a chassis from a delivery vehicle. Read More

£130k fine for manufacturer after employee was crushed

A manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees sustained two broken ribs having been crushed within an industrial cooking machine whilst working to clear a blocked water inlet. Read More

RAIB issues a report after Network Rail Employee is almost struck by train

The RAIB has issued a report into an incident in which a Network Rail Mobile Operations Manager (MOM) came close to being struck by a train. Read More

Cameron House Hotel fire prosecution: ‘An important precedent for Scottish fire safety’

Lynne Gray, Partner at Burness Paull LP, looks into the recent Cameron House Hotel judgment, which resulted in a £500,000 fine for fire safety failings that led to the deaths of two guests in 2017. Read More

8 common forklift truck hazards managers should look out for

Forklift training provider Mentor reveals some of the most common areas of bad practice that managers should look out for and promptly stamp out. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after employee suffers life-changing injury

Employee had right leg amputated after being struck by an unsupported beam during a lifting operation. Read More

Metal supplier fined after employee suffers multiple fractures

A metal supplier has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures to the hand and wrist when he was polishing a metal bar with a manual metalworking lathe. Read More

Construction firm director sentenced after worker seriously injured

The director of a construction company has been sentenced after a sub-contractor suffered serious injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him at a construction site in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Read More

Company fined after forklift truck fatality

A pallet transport company has been fined after a forklift driver was killed when his forklift overturned. Read More



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