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120 hours community order for Director responsible for worker’s critical injuries

The director of a waste management company has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after an employee was critically injured. Poole Magistrates’ Court heard that Justin Tinsley, then aged 33, had only been employed by Mike Toon Ltd for a few weeks when he was trapped between a telehandler and a gate post at […]

Engineering company fined after apprentice injured on bending machine

An engineering company has been fined after an apprentice suffered serious hand injuries when he was drawn into machinery. Cannock Magistrates’ Court heard how the 19-year-old apprentice was forming a piece of sheet metal into a radius using a three-roll bending machine. He was wearing gloves when his hand was drawn in by the in-running […]