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£120k fine for recycling company after safety failings led to worker being crushed to death

A Liverpool recycling company has been sentenced after one of their employees, Paul Andrews, was fatally crushed by falling plastic bales. What happened? Liverpool Crown Court heard how, waste plastic bales had been delivered to Centriforce Products Limited’s site at Derby Road, Liverpool and were stacked as free-standing columns in a yard. During the morning, […]

£144k for recycling company with no safe system of work in place

A recycling company has today been fined after a worker suffered from a back injury after manually moving gantry steps. Preston Crown Court heard how an employee of Suez Recycling and Recovery Limited helped to manually move steps weighing in excess of 950kg at a site in Duckworth Clough, Haslingden, after repair works had taken […]

Lead recycling company fined after worker trapped by falling scrap lead

A lead recycling company was sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of H J Enthoven Ltd was operating the overhead crane, lifting a bin containing scrap lead when the bin slipped, emptying its contents onto the crane operator, trapping and injuring […]