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Banksman crushed by a shovel loader on large waste and recycling site
    A waste management company pleaded guilty to causing a life changing injury to one of its employees.Folkestone Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 27 February 2017, an employee of Viridor Waste Management Limited was crushed by a reversing 22.5 tonne shovel loader driven...
Surrey metal fabricator fined after girl crushed by steel gate at primary school
    A manufacturer of bespoke gates has been fined after an eight-year-old girl was crushed by a steel gate at a London school.Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 17 May 2018 the girl had been leaving an evening gymnastics club at the school in Streatham. when the...
Building firm fined after worker injured
Stan England Builders Limited has been fined following an incident when a worker suffered serious injuries after falling from a mezzanine level and wooden platform.Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard that on 31 March 2016, Alan Ness was working at a residential property in Banchory. He began taping...
Electricity power station company fined after contractors injured
An electricity power station company was prosecuted after three contractors were injured by a sudden release of water and sludge while carrying out maintenance work at a Cheshire power station.Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 18 January 2018, three workers contracted by Keadby...
Broken back leads to tower crane hire firm fine
 A tower crane hire company has been fined after a worker fell two metres when the podium steps he was working on toppled over.In November 2017, the worker was welding metal components while working at height on a set of podium steps which had been taken from another factory. The steps...
Waste management and packaging company fined after worker was injured
 A waste management and packing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a falling bale of compacted waste paper.Paisley Sheriff Court heard that on 13 December 2016 an employee of Recycled Packaging Ltd was seriously injured in a warehouse in Hillington, Glasgow, when he was...
Lymington bollard: Council fined £1.4m over girl's injury
 Lymington bollard: Council fined £1.4m over girl's injury A council has been fined £1.4m after a six-year-old girl was injured while playing on a street bollard that had been secured with cable ties.The girl, now aged 10, was climbing on the structure when it toppled over in...
Groundworker engulfed in flames by cable strike
Groundworker engulfed in flames after cable strike  from: Grant Prior  http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2019/11/13/groundworker-engulfed-in-flames-after-cable-strike/16/11/2019A groundworks contractor has been fined after an operative struck an underground electricity cable and...
Worker injured in Stoke-on-Trent fairground ride fall
 A man is in hospital after falling from a fairground ride he was helping to build.Staffordshire Police said the 21-year-old fell 30ft (9m) from the ride at the site off Lichfield Street in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent at about 15:15 BST on Saturday. The force said he suffered two broken...
£300,000 fine for banksman injuries in Lorry loading accident
 £300,000 fine for unsafe loading accident02 October 2019A LIVERPOOL port operating company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork lift trucks (FLTs) at the Port of Liverpool in Seaforth.    Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard that...

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