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£30k after employee injured during loading operations

A shipping company has been fined after a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how an agency HGV driver working for Jenkins Shipping Company Limited at its Liverpool depot, was assisting in the loading of paper reels onto […]

£20k fine for garden centre after workers cut flags

A playground installation and landscaping contractor has been fined after failing to provide employees with adequate control measures to prevent exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) carried out unannounced inspection of a site at Newbank Garden Centre, Bury Road, Radcliffe. The HSE inspector […]

£25k fine for waste company after worker suffers crush injuries

A waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee suffered a broken arm and crush injuries whilst carrying out maintenance work at a site in, Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard how, an employee was tracking a running conveyor when his arm became entangled between the conveyor belt and the roller, […]