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SME’s beware, poor health and safety can close you down!

A Sheffield company that crushes rubble from construction and demolition waste, ultimately found to have poor health & safety control, has been fined £300,000 after an employee was killed…

Falling tyres injures worker.

A Burton-on-Trent tyre collection and recycling company has been fined after a teenage worker was seriously injured when he was hit by a falling stack of tyres.

Lewis Peach, 19,…

Failings led to long term vibration damage to workers

Date: 25 March 2013

GKN Aerospace was prosecuted today (25 March) for failing to heed safety regulations for at least six years, leaving a group of employees with permanent nerve…

Firm in court after teenager scarred by toxic chemical
Date: 20 March 2013
A Cannock vehicle repair company was today (20 March) fined after a 16 year-old on work experience suffered burns when toxic paint stripper splashed into his…

Factory Horror: 16yr old dies while operating a lathe.

Factory horror: Teenage apprentice dies after being dragged into machinery at site

January 10, 2013 by Plus Safety Health & Safety…

Tyre worker 46, killed in horror tyre blast – Health and Safety Training

A tyre firm worker has been killed after a tyre he was repairing exploded.

The man, dad-of-one Gary Jackson, 46, from Preston, was working alone at Red Scar Tyres, when…

Prosecution after death caused by unsafe work at height

Millennium Rubber International Ltd and United Crane Services Ltd were both prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and fined a total of £100,000 following the death of…

Bury firm fined £40000 with £45000 costs after accident left man unable to walk again.

A lack of training, supervision and failure to maintain equipment, led to a horrific accident, which resulted in HGV driver from Manchester , being unable to walk again after…

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