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£25k fine after woman crushed to death by roller shutter door

An electrical company has been fined after a woman was fatally crushed by a roller shutter door. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how Heidi Chalkley pressed the button to open the roller-shutter door at Ruth Bagnall Court, Cambridge. She then held onto the grille as it raised and became trapped as it wound around the roller, […]

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 […]