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Stone masonry boss failed to protect his workers’ health

The owner of a stone masonry company has been fined for failing to protect the health of his workers, exposing them to preventable risk of suffering life-changing conditions. Working in an industry wh....

Added on: 20/11/2015

Plastics Company fined after worker’s injury

A plastics company who engineer nylon products has been sentenced after an employee had his finger amputated as a result of an incident with a circular saw. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), pros....

Added on: 13/11/2015

Forklift collision injures worker

An Essex haulage firm has been fined after an employee was struck by a forklift truck (FLT) driven by an untrained operative. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard that on 29 November 2013, an employe....

Added on: 13/11/2015

Company fined after worker injures hand

A Glasgow printing and packaging company has been sentenced after a worker’s hand was severely injured in machinery.  The long-serving employee suffered the injury when his right hand was pulled in....

Added on: 06/11/2015

Firm sentenced after worker dies after inhaling paint stripper

An employer has been fined after a worker died after inhaling fumes while cleaning a chemical stripping paint tank at a motor vehicle repair company.  Dundee Sheriff Court heard how on 18 August 2011....

Added on: 06/11/2015

Logistics company fined after driver struck by falling pallet

A logistics company has been fined for safety failings after a driver was injured when he was hit by a pallet that fell from a fork lift truck.  Basildon Crown Court heard how on 19 December 2014, Da....

Added on: 06/11/2015

Cardboard manufacturer prosecuted after worker’s hand crushed

A cardboard manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered horrific injuries to his hand when it was trapped between metal rollers superheated by steam. Leicester Crown Court heard Andrew Newb....

Added on: 30/10/2015

Waste and Recycling firm fined £100,000 after worker suffers multiple arm fractures

Waste and recycling company F&R Cawley Limited has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious fractures when his arm was dragged into the rollers of a moving conveyor belt.  The 32-year-old ....

Added on: 30/10/2015

International tyre firm fined after 17 year old apprentice injured in lathe

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli Tyres Limited has been prosecuted after a 17-year-old apprentice suffered serious injuries to his hands while using a metalwork lathe.  The teenager was making a trolley for....

Added on: 30/10/2015

Woodworking firm fined over safety breach

A woodworking firm was fined for safety breaches after stacks of boards fell onto two employees and injured both of them. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that, in August 2012, a fork-lift truck was w....

Added on: 23/10/2015