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Construction company fined after employee sustains life changing injuries in roof fall

A construction company based in Chesterfield has been fined after a subcontractor hired to complete work on a roof fell from the roof joists to the concrete floor below, sustaining life changing injuries. Nottingham Magistrates’ Court heard that, Bobby Oldham Construction Limited (BOCL) were contracted to complete work on a domestic extension at Mona Road, […]

Construction company fined after worker seriously injured by a mitre saw

A construction company has been fined after a worker’s hand was severed by an inadequately guarded mitre saw on a construction site in Bolney, Sussex. Lewes Magistrates’ Court heard that, a worker installing skirting board in a new build house was using a powered mitre saw to cut material to length. The guard of the […]

Manufacturing company fined after worker suffered multiple electrical burns

Glassflake Ltd has been sentenced after an employee received an electric shock while working inside a transformer cabinet. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that the worker was changing tappings on a transformer, which serves the tanks which melt glass, at a factory on Forster Street, Leeds. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found […]

Two care provider companies fined and a manager cautioned after employee stabbed

A Liverpool care agency, that supports people with mental health issues, its manager and a care home have been fined after an employee was stabbed by one of its residents. Liverpool Crown Court heard that an employee of Options for Supported Living was undertaking a regular scheduled visit to assist the transition of services for […]