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Printing company employee suffers severe hand injuries due to inadequate guarding

A printing company has been fined after an employee suffered a crush injury whilst cleaning machinery. Northampton Magistrates’ Court heard how the employee was cleaning a rotating roller at a site in Kettering. The roller was on a production line that makes padded envelopes. The cloth the worker was using got caught and she was […]

Contracting firm fined after wagon driver fatally injured

A contracting firm has been fined after a driver died when his wagon overturned. Sheffield Crown Court heard how a tipper wagon driver was fatally injured when his wagon overturned while he was tipping spoil onto a stockpile. Sirius Remediation Ltd contractors were managing works which involved raising the ground levels on site by re-using […]

Director fined £30k after workers narrowly escape roof collapse

A director of a construction firm has been fined £30,000 after three roofers narrowly escaped the partial collapse of a roof. Jason Lycett, a director of Brooke Ren, was found guilty of breaching s 37(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court over the incident, which took place on a […]