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Firm fined £120k after employee fatally crushed, despite previous safety warnings

A company, which manufactures adhesive tape, has been fined after a worker was fatally injured while operating a rewind slitting machine. Luton Magistrates Court heard how, Mr Brett Dolby was operating the machine, designed to cut a large roll of adhesive material into narrower rolls, when he was drawn into an in-running nip between a […]

Multiple safety failings at concrete manufacturer cause a worker fatality and another to be seriously injured

Concrete manufacturer Treanor Pujol Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches following two separate incidents including the death of an employee and series injuries to a second worker. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigators also identified several electrical safety failings. Leeds Crown Court heard how Treanor employee Mathew Fulleylove, 30, was operating a mobile saw […]

West Midlands manufacturing company fined after worker crushed

A manufacturing firm in Worcestershire has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries when wooden panels fell onto him. Worcester Magistrates’ Court heard how a Global Displays Limited employee was injured when a stack of panels toppled over and crushed him. Several smaller panels were resting against untied, upright 4m x 1m panels, causing […]

Waste paper company fined £250,000 after worker killed in baling machine

RRS London Waste Papers Ltd have been sentenced after health and safety breaches resulted in the death of one of their employees. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a RRS London Waste Papers Ltd worker was found dead inside the compaction chamber of a baling machine. The worker had suffered fatal crush injuries. An investigation by […]