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Engineering company fined after worker severed finger in machinery

Royston Lead Limited have been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker’s hand became trapped in a stamping machine. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard that, the 21-year-old worker was feeding lead billets into a lead stamping machine when his hand became caught. The little finger on his right hand was cut to the bone and later […]

Sports nutrition supplier in court after worker loses fingers

A Liverpool sports nutrition product supplier has been fined after an employee had three fingers of their right hand severed whilst cleaning a screw conveyor. Liverpool Magistrates Court heard how, a production operative, employed by Applied Nutrition Ltd at their Webber Estate site in Knowsley, was cleaning one of the product transfer screws. The operative […]

Kitchen manufacturing company fined after worker injured by machinery

Kitchen manufacturing company Omega PLC were sentenced for safety breaches after a worker severely injured their finger in unguarded machinery. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard that, the worker was processing wood panels on an edge-banding machine at a kitchen unit manufacturing factory in Doncaster. A panel became stuck in the process. When the worker accessed the […]

Food processing company fined after worker suffered thumb amputation

Troy Foods Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a production supervisor suffered a serious injury when his hand came into contact with dangerous parts of a potato processing machine. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that, at the site at Royds Farm Industrial Estate, Farm Road Leeds, the supervisor was cleaning out machinery between product […]