Working with machinery


£300,000 fine following leg amputation

A sawmill company has been fined after a worker was crushed by a 1.8 tonne concrete panel. Read More

Company sentenced for failings that led to injury

A company has pleaded guilty for failing to have effective measures in place to prevent access to a dangerous part of machinery. Read More

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

Two companies fined for failing that led to crush injury

Two companies have been fined a total of £100,000 after an employee was crushed by machinery. Read More

Worker’s arm became trapped in machinery

A rubber processing company has been fined after a worker’s arm was trapped in machinery. Read More

Manufacturer fined after workers are exposed to sulphur dioxide

A food manufacturing company been fined after employees were exposed to sulphur dioxide (SO2) gas, which was released as a result of poor planning and unsafe systems of work during the commissioning and operation of a new potato processing line. 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

Engineering company fined after employee scalped

An engineering company has been fined after one of its employees suffered scalping injuries when her hair became entangled in a pillar drill. 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

Tool company fined after employee sustains fatal head injuries

A tool company has been fined after an employee was fatally injured while moving heavy machinery. Read More



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