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Spring manufacturer sentenced after worker severs fingers

A spring manufacturing company has been fined after an employee had two fingers of his right hand severed whilst attempting to lubricate a bandsaw. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, a labourer employed by Hanson Springs Ltd in Rochdale was assisting in the cutting back department to cut sections of steel spring using a vertical bandsaw […]

Builder fined after contractor sustains serious injuries in a roof collapse

A self-employed builder has been fined after a contractor working for him suffered serious injuries when a single-story roof he was demolishing by hand, collapsed at a construction site in Cobham, Surrey. Brighton Magistrates’ Court heard that, the contractor was standing on the roof of a partially demolished single-story extension of a domestic building undergoing […]

Company prosecuted after worker injures hand in lathe

A UK manufacturer of brick products, Ibstock Brick Ltd, has been fined for safety breaches after a worker’s hand was entangled and wrapped around the rotating shaft on a lathe. North Staffordshire Justice Centre heard how, a maintenance engineer was in the process of polishing a metal shaft as it rotated in a manual lathe, […]

Food manufacturing company fined after worker injures finger in machinery

A food manufacturing company has been fined for safety breaches after a hygiene operative suffered a serious injury when his hand came into contact with a mixer. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, the employee of Troy Foods (Salads) Ltd had his index finger severed after his left hand came into contact with a mixer whilst […]