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An eye for an eye! Compressed air hose takes a mans sight.

A Tyneside autoparts firm has been fined after a worker lost his sight in one eye when a compressed air hose whipped him in the face.

The injured man, who…

Guess what? reversing vehicles are dangerous!

A Bolton company has been ordered to pay almost £130,000 in fines and costs after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was crushed between two trucks at a…

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…

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