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Manufacturing firm fined after worker is fatally crushed
 IFG Drake Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries whilst working on a machine at the site in Huddersfield.Leeds Crown Court heard how, on 24 March 2017, Mr Javeed Ghaffar, was working on the stretch godet section of a synthetic fibre manufacturing machine at Victoria...
Employee crush injury leads to fine for construction firm
A construction company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured while erecting a timber frame chalet bungalow.A worker was seriously injured when roof trusses toppled over while being moved by a crane at a site in East Mersea, Essex, Chelmsford Crown Court was told. The incident...
Manufacturing company fined after worker fatally injured
  IFG Drake Ltd has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries whilst working on a machine at the site in Huddersfield.Leeds Crown Court heard how, on 24 March 2017, Mr Javeed Ghaffar, was working on the stretch godet section of a synthetic fibre manufacturing machine at...
School fined after a pupil was severely injured using a band saw
Cargilfield School has been fined following the incident where a pupil sustained severe cuts to his middle and index finger on his right hand and serious tendon damage, when using a band saw.Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard that, between 1 September 2015 and 2 November 2017, in the Construction...
REFINERY GIANT PHILLIPS 66 FINED £1.2M AFTER BLAST BURNED WORKERS
Oil refinery giant Phillips 66 has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after two workers sustained serious burn injuries from an uncontrolled release of high pressure, high temperature steam at around 250ºC. Twenty-year-old apprentice Scott Irvine and his...
COMPLACENT ATTITUDE LEADS TO £367,000 PENALTY
   A textile manufacturer has been convicted of safety failings after a worker was killed when he was dragged into a stretch roller.Javeed Ghaffar was working the night shift at IFG Drake – a worldwide manufacturer of polypropylene, polyethylene, polyamide fibre...
Lightwater Valley faces prosecution over boy's fall on ride
 A theme park is to be prosecuted after a seven-year-old boy was injured in a fall from a rollercoaster. The boy was airlifted to hospital with head injuries after falling from the ride at Lightwater Valley, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, in May 2019.The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)...
£1.1m fine after ladder fall
  A London-based relocation and refurbishment company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from height.Luton Crown Court heard that on 5 September 2016, an engineer was testing a sprinkler system for leaks at a site in Hemel Hempstead. He climbed onto an...
£1.2m fine for oil company after workers suffer multiple burns
  Oil refinery company, Phillips 66 Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after two workers in North Lincolnshire suffered life-changing injuries from an uncontrolled release of high pressure and high temperature steam.Grimsby Crown Court heard that on 30 October 2013, the two workers...
EXHAUSTED WELDERS KILLED IN VAN CRASH LAND EMPLOYER IN COURT
 The crash scene on the A1 near Newark. – Image credit: ORRA contractor has been ordered to pay £750,000 in fines and costs for failing to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely after they were killed in a crash on the A1 near...

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