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Firms fined after worker loses fingers in power press

A London-based metal packaging company has been fined after a worker trapped his hand in a power press and lost two fingers.....

Added on: 03/06/2016

Christmas Eve tragedy after man crushed by hydraulic ramp

A general haulage company from Dumfries has been fined after the tragic death of a man who was crushed by a failed hydraulic ramp on Christmas Eve.....

Added on: 03/06/2016

Firm fined £1million after young worker killed by exploding tyre

A Kent tyre company has been sentenced for safety failings after 21-year-old Matthew Hoare, from Canterbury was killed when a tyre exploded.....

Added on: 03/06/2016

Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

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

Added on: 20/05/2016

Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and....

Added on: 20/05/2016

Bakery fined after 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.....

Added on: 20/05/2016

L25 – Personal protective equipment at work: Guidance on Regulations (Third edition)

This guidance is primarily for employers and relevant self-employed persons but may also be useful for employees and those selecting PPE. The guidance has been updated since the last edition.....

Added on: 22/01/2016

Firm Sentenced after worker loses hand in Machine

A Manchester waste plastic recycling firm has been fined after an employee’s hand was severed when dragged into a granulator machine. CP Plastics Limited was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Exec....

Added on: 22/01/2016

School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed. St Albans Magistrates’ Court heard how on September 2011 a 13-year-old pu....

Added on: 22/01/2016

Shropshire man prosecuted after employee suffers extensive injuries

The owner of a Shropshire haulage and shot blasting company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee suffered extensive injuries in an unguarded machine. Shrewsbury Crown Court today ....

Added on: 15/01/2016