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  • Construction giant fined £900k for painter’s station roof fall

    Published on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Construction giant fined £900k for painter’s station roof fall 20 April 2018 BAM Nuttall has been fined £900,000 after a painter fell through a fragile railway station ceiling into a passenger waiting room, sustaining severe ligament damage. He has been unable to return to work as an industrial painter. Its

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  • Company fined after worker falls from ladder

    Published on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Date: 10 April 2018 Safestyle UK was sentenced today after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining a fracture to his lower leg. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 1 March 2017, a window installer working for H.P.A.S. Limited, trading as Safestyle UK, was attempting to install a first-floor rear

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  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome exposure

    Published on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Housing association fined after exposing employees to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Date:29 March 2018 A community housing association has today been sentenced after it failed to effectively manage its employees’ exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a prolonged period of time. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how, between

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  • Worker falls from ladder

    Published on Monday, March 19th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder Date:15 March 2018 A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 28 January 2016, an employee of Edge Farming Company was cleaning the gutters on a farm

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  • Forecourt Roadshow

    Published on Monday, March 12th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Our Business development manager Steve Gibson will be attending the Petrol Retailers Association Roadshow event at Knutsford at Cotton’s Hotel Wednesday 14th March. Roadshows 2018 Established for over 20 years, The Forecourt Roadshows are a series of 5 one-day regional exhibitions, designed and specified for everybody involved in petrol retailing

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  • Meat production company fined

    Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after worker left injured Date:2nd March A meat production company has today been fined for safety breaches after a worker was injured whilst adjusting storage racking. Luton Crown Court heard how a York House (Meat Products) Limited employee was instructed to adjust the height of shelves on storage

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  • Recycling company fined

    Published on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Recycling company fined after explosion Date: 27 February 2018 A Sussex-based recycling company has been fined following an explosion and fire at their site in Surrey which left a worker in an induced coma. Portsmouth Crown Court heard how a massive explosion occurred at Ereco EMEA Corporation Ltd site on

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  • Manufacturing company fined after worker’s hand was partially severed Date:13 February 2018

    Published on Monday, February 19th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    A manufacturing company based in Gloucester has been fined after an incident at its site resulted in Petr Jelinek having his fingers and part of his palm severed. Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court heard how Petr Jelinek, an employee of Mercury Specialist Frames Limited was in the process of using an Omga

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  • Worker trapped between shovel loader and her lorry

    Published on Monday, February 12th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    UPDATE* Worker was trapped between shovel loader and her lorry  6 February 2018 A lorry driver who died after being hit by a shovel loader at a waste disposal site in Hinckley, Leicestershire, was not wearing a high visibility jacket when the accident happened, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

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  • Tata Steel fined £1.4m after health and safety failings lead to death of worker

    Published on Monday, February 5th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Date:2 February 2018 A steel producer has today been fined after the death of 26-year-old maintenance electrician, Thomas Standerline. Hull Crown Court heard how, on 23 April 2010, Mr Standerline, an employee of Tata Steel, was examining a crane as part of his inspection duties as a maintenance electrician. Whilst

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