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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 […]

Firm’s assessments missed vital risks of electrocution

A company has been fined after failing to protect its self-employed workers from the risk of a cable strike explosion or electrocution. Coventry Magistrates’ Court was told that, two self-employed workers received serious burns to their hands whilst using a drill to attach a pre-fabricated cowling to a cable tray at AVL Powertrain, Viggen Way, […]