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Sawmill firm sentenced after serious hand injury

A company has been fined £20,000 after a worker was seriously injured when his hand came into contact with a rotating bandsaw blade, due to insufficient safety measures. Blackpool Magistrates’ court heard how, the employee was working on a multi-head bandsaw machine at P Irving & Sons Ltd sawmill in Carnforth, when the pipes supplying […]

Company fined after worker loses three fingers

A decorative panel manufacturing company was fined after a worker was injured when using an industrial saw. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Laminated Products Limited was working alongside colleagues using a beam saw to cut sheets of MDF. When he reached into a hole in the fixed guarding, which he believed was […]

Farming company sentenced after threshing machine incident

Dullam & Co (Farmers) Ltd have been fined today after a worker was dragged into a reed combing machine. Exeter Magistrate’s Court heard that 44 year old John Dullam was working on the reed combing machine at Narracott Farm, South Molton, when his overalls became entangled in the drum feed intake (mouth of the thresher […]