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£400k fine for company after worker loses leg in explosion

A commercial vehicle dealer has been fined after an agency worker lost his leg from the knee down when an oil drum he was cutting up exploded. Reading Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Rygor Commercials Limited was injured at Unit 13, Hambridge Business Park, Newbury, when he used oxy-acetylene gas cutting equipment to […]

Manufacturer fined £145,000 after two killed by spray-booth explosion

A Norwich manufacturing firm has been fined after two employees working with flammable substances in a spray booth were killed by an explosion. Norwich Crown Court heard how two workers had already sprayed several welded steel buckets that morning and were preparing for their next batch. The flammable vapour generated whilst cleaning or flushing a […]