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£25k fine for waste company after worker suffers crush injuries

A waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee suffered a broken arm and crush injuries whilst carrying out maintenance work at a site in, Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard how, an employee was tracking a running conveyor when his arm became entangled between the conveyor belt and the roller, […]

Quarry operator sentenced after worker severely injured

A quarry operator has been fined after they failed to keep fixed guards in place on moving machinery, causing serious injuries to an employee’s arm.   Telford Magistrates’ Court heard how a new employee of Tudor Griffiths Limited was injured on his first day working at the quarry. His arm got caught and dragged into the […]

Company fined after worker seriously injured when repairing machinery

A quarry operator has been fined after an employee had his hand and arm caught in a conveyor belt. Lochmaddy Sherriff Court heard how employees of MacAulay Askernish Limited were undertaking maintenance work on the conveyor belt of a screener unit that was slipping at Askernish Quarry on the Isle of South Uist. One of […]