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CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

A Carlisle auto-salvage company was fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle.   Carlisle Crown...
COLLEGEST ANDREWS COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

St Andrew’s Tutorial Services Ltd has been fined after a teacher sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a delivery van. Cambridge Crown Court heard that on 26 February 2016, the...
ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

A roofing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder whilst transporting a bucket full of broken tiles. Folkestone Magistrates’ Court...
Company fined after employee suffered degloving injury

COMPANY FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE SUFFERED DEGLOVING INJURY

A manufacturer of swimming pool covers has been fined after a worker suffered a degloving injury when his hand got caught between two power driven rollers of an extruder machine.   Brighton...
MANUFACTURER FINED AFTER WORKER INJURED

MANUFACTURER FINED AFTER WORKER INJURED

Nichol McKay Limited, manufacturer of engineering products and components, has been fined after a profile shed supervisor was struck by a bucket and its contents. Ayr Sheriff Court heard that, on 4...
Council Fined £1.4m After Child Suffers Life-changing Head Injury

COUNCIL FINED £1.4M AFTER CHILD SUFFERS LIFE-CHANGING INJURY

Hampshire County Council has been fined after a six-year-old girl playing on an unsecured street bollard suffered a life-changing head injury. Bournemouth Crown Court heard how, on 28 December...
COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKERS SUFFER BURN INJURIES

COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKERS SUFFER BURN INJURIES

An industrial roof and cladding company has been fined after failing to protect its self-employed workers from the risk of a cable strike explosion or electrocution whilst carrying out repairs at...
COMPANY DIRECTOR ALLOWED ‘SERIOUS UNSAFE CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL’

COMPANY DIRECTOR ALLOWED 'UNSAFE CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL’

The director of a waste transfer company was found guilty and banned from being a company director after knowingly exposing employees to serious unsafe working conditions. Preston Crown Court...
ROOFER SENTENCED AFTER DANGEROUS CARBON MONOXIDE RELEASE

ROOFER SENTENCED AFTER DANGEROUS CARBON MONOXIDE RELEASE

A self-employed roofer has been sentenced after leaving a gas appliance flue in an immediately dangerous condition when he removed a chimney stack from a property in March 2019. Truro Crown Court...
Charity fined after care home resident dies in fall

CHARITY FINED AFTER CARE HOME RESIDENT’S FATAL FALL

Nazareth Care Charitable Trust, a registered charity, has been fined after an elderly resident of one of its care homes was fatally injured when she fell down a set of stairs. Edinburgh Sheriff...

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