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Waste company fined £100k after two workers seriously injured in explosion

A Bedfordshire waste company has been sentenced after two of its employees suffered burns whilst processing flammable aerosol containers. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard how two workers were processing flammable aerosol canisters using an industrial plastic shredder. The canisters were highly pressurised and, while using a gas operated forklift to lift them into a shredder, a […]

Waste company to pay over £50k after worker loses toes because he had no training

A waste management and recycling company was sentenced after an employee sustained serious injuries to his foot while adjusting a waste shredding machine. Chesterfield Magistrates Court Heard how an employee was adjusting the shredder to prevent the rotating teeth of the shredder catching on the mesh sieve on the bottom of the machine. While he was […]