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Ship building company fined after employee killed by falling steel post

A Merseyside shipbuilding and repair company has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when struck by a 31-foot steel post. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how, the 23-year-old employee and four other workers of Carmet Marine Limited had been adapting or ‘regulating’ the bogie, which is used to land and launch vessels on and […]

Worker suffers multiple leg injuries

Arnold Laver & Company Ltd have been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck by objects falling from an articulated trailer. Bradford Magistrates’ Court heard that, the 45-year-old worker had been unloading the bottom deck of the double deck articulated trailer, which was being used for overflow storage at the company’s Manningham Sawmill […]

£100k fine for manufacturer of plastic tubing after worker was seriously injured

Emtelle UK Limited, a manufacturer of plastic tubing and blown fibre tubing for telecoms and water piping, has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries to his left hand when it came into contact with the exposed clamp of a socket machine. Jedburgh Sheriff Court heard how an employee was working on a socket […]

£133,000 fine after multiple health and safety failures resulted in worker’s amputations

 Leicestershire based aluminium extrusion company has been fined after an employee suffered serious hand and leg injuries. Leicester Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Boal UK Limited and four others were carrying out maintenance work to an aluminium extrusion machine. They were placing a new stem in place using a chain mesh sling. The […]