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Food manufacturing company fined after worker falls from ladder

A jam and preserve manufacturer has been prosecuted after a worker sustained multiple fractures after falling from a ladder. Llandudno Magistrates’ court heard how on the 6 April 2020, a worker was installing a security camera on the outside of The Clarendon Food Company Limited production building in Pwllheli, using an unsecured ladder. The ladder […]

Company fined after worker died following fall from shipping container

A transport and haulage company was sentenced after a worker died after falling from the rear of a transport shipping container. Newcastle Magistrates’ Court heard that, J R Adams (Newcastle) Limited employee Keith Robson was involved in the task of unloading goods from the transport shipping container, which was on the back of a large […]

Company fined after worker suffered fall from height

Infiniti Roofing and Construction Ltd has been sentenced for breaches of safety regulations after an employee fell through a gap in scaffolding and sustained multiple injuries whilst working on a building at Havers Hill, Eastfield, Scarborough. York Magistrates’ Court heard that, a 20-year-old labourer who was working on the roof, fell three metres through a […]

Construction company prosecuted after workers fall from height

A construction company has been sentenced following an incident where two bricklayers fell from height during the construction of a parapet wall. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that, two employees suffered serious injuries at a property in Over Alderley, Cheshire when the makeshift platform they were working on collapsed. The two men, along with plywood boards […]

Company fined after electrician died following fall from crane platform

A company has been fined after an electrician died in fall of approximately eight metres when an access panel on the raised walkway of an overhead crane gave way beneath him. Teesside Crown Court heard that, whilst working at Cleveland Bridge UK Limited’s site in Yarm Road, Darlington, electrician Keith Poppleton was repairing wiring that […]