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Farming partnership fined after member of public fatally injured

Farming partnership B A L Ackroyd has been sentenced for safety breaches, following a fatal incident involving a member of the public. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 22 February 2017, the deceased was struck by a telescopic loader being driven by farmer Anthony Ackroyd. The incident occurred at Waller House Farm in Wighill, Tadcaster …

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Company fined after employee suffers hand and leg injuries

A 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 4 others were carrying out maintenance work to an aluminium extrusion machine. They were placing a new stem in place using a chain mesh sling. …

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Engineering company fined after worker suffers finger amputation

An electromagnetic brake manufacturing company was sentenced today after a worker suffered serious injuries to her arm and hand when she became entangled in a spindle drilling machine. Peterlee Magistrates’ Court heard that on 28 September 2018, Amy Howe, an employee of Stephenson Gobin Limited, was working at the company’s Bishop Auckland site. She was …

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HSE releases annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain

The number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain is still too high, new statistics show. The annual report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) includes statistics for work-related ill health, workplace injuries, working days lost, enforcement action taken, and the associated costs to Great Britain. Figures show that around …

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Registered charity fined after resident of care home fell down a set of stairs and was fatally injured

Nazareth Care Charitable Trust, a registered charity, was today fined after an elderly resident of one of its care homes was fatally injured when she fell down a set of stairs. Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard that on 16 May 2017, Sheila Whitehead, an 87-year-old resident at Nazareth House, Hill Head, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, a care home …

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