Automotive manufacturer fined after employee struck by falling pallet

A Banbury based company has been fined after a 64-year old worker who was struck by a falling pallet had to have part of his leg amputated. Oxford Magistrates’ Court heard that on 24 May 2016 the employee of Magna Exteriors (Banbury) Limited was attempting to move a stack of pallets with a manual pump

October 26 2017 Builder fined after worker fell from height.

A builder has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling from height from a scaffold. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard that on 22 April 2017, a worker for Nicholas Lawrence Birkin fell five metres from scaffolding at a construction site in Heanor, Derbyshire. He suffered deep lacerations to his face which required 40

Startling Play about suicide, males and our rail network.

A play set on the rail network is challenging male suicide Supported by the British Safety Council and other organisations, including supplier Arco, the play 31 Hours, seeks to address the issues around suicide and mental health on the UK rail network. The Council endorsed the production, which is currently being performed at the Bunker Theatre

Firm sentenced after boy suffered life-changing injuries on farm…

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is calling on farmers to do more to protect their loved ones after an eight year old boy who fell from a vehicle on his parent’s farm in Kirkbean ended up with an amputated leg. The company which operates the farm has today been prosecuted after the incident on

Eyesight loss and skull fractures after tree work not properly planned…

A self-employed tree worker has been fined after an employee suffered serious head injuries. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court has heard that on 10 November 2015, Perry Regan (trading as Toppers Garden Services) climbed a ladder to a height of six metres, and cut branches from a tree with a chainsaw. One large branch fell from the

£3.8million in fines after factory workers death…

A manufacturer of large concrete panels and a plant hire company have been sentenced following the death of a worker at a factory in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Nottingham Crown Court heard that on 8 July 2014 Richard Reddish, who was employed by Explore Manufacturing Ltd at its site on Explore Way, was working in the finishing