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£100,000 fine for death of worker who stepped out of building into path of tractor
A North Cumbria farm partnership has been fined £100,000 after a worker died in a tractor accident.Stephen Toppin, 57, of Penrith, suffered fatal head injuries at dairy farm Wragmire Bank, near Cumwhinton, Carlisle, in January 2017.Mr Toppin, whose main job was rearing calves, stepped out of a...
NZ Company fined for Managers not enforcing the safety system leading to forklift driver injuries
 Transport company Kuehne + Nagel Limited have been ordered to pay $272,000 after a driver was struck and pinned by a forklift at the company's site in Mangere, Auckland.The incident, dating back to June 2016, saw the driver suffer seven fractures to his left foot, with a WorkSafe...
Life Changing Injuries Every Day from Forklift Accidents
 Workers Suffer Life Changing Injuries Every Day from Forklift Truck Accidents 1,300 UK employees are hospitalised each year with serious and life changing injuries after being involved in a forklift truck accident at work and this number is on the rise. In fact, recent accident...
£1m fine for Company - Forklift struck visitng delivery driver
 Pipe maker fined £1m over forklift death13 March 2018A manufacturer of polyethylene pipes has been hit with a £1m fine after a delivery driver was struck and killed by a forklift truck.  The accident happened on Glynwed Pipe Systems’ (GPS) site in Huntingdon,...
Royal Mail fines £1.6m over yard marshal's injuries
 Royal Mail fined £1.6m over yard marshal’s multiple injuries6 April 2018 from IOSH MagazineRoyal Mail has been accused of failing to learn from previous incidents after a yard marshal was hit by a lorry at a yard outside its Jubilee Mail Centre in Hounslow, Middlesex. Image credit:...
£500k fine for CDM breach by Principal Contractor
 £500k fine for principal contractor over CDM regs breach16 February 2018A civil engineering and construction company based in Birmingham has been fined £500,000 after a worker was run over by a truck. The truck that struck the ground workerHe sustained serious injuries, including...
Plant and pedestrians don't mix - get the guidance
from: http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/plant-and-pedestrian-dont-mixPlant and pedestrians don’t mixGuidance from HSE is a...
Preston building firm sentenced over cinema death
from the HSE at http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/preston-building-firm-sentenced-over-cinema-death/?eban=govdel-workplace-transport&cr=06-Mar-2014Preston building firm sentenced over cinema deathDate:6 March 2014A Preston-based building firm has been fined £130,000 over the death of a worker...
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