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Baker’s £2m Fine After Worker’s Fall
Baker’s £2m Fine After Worker’s Fall
One of Britain’s best-known bakers has been handed a £2m fine after a member of staff fractured his spine when he fell more than six feet. Andrew Sears was carrying out his usual task of cleaning a mixing machine at Warburtons’ site in Wednesbury in …
North Yorkshire Firm Fined Over Crowbar Accident
North Yorkshire Firm Fined Over Crowbar Accident
One of the region’s leading construction firms has been handed a £33,000 fine after a worker was hit in the face by a flying crowbar. Project manager Paul Powton was working on a contract to add 47 bedrooms in an extension of Ramside Hall Hotel …
Star Wars Fine Sends Out Safety Message
Star Wars Fine Sends Out Safety Message
Personal injury solicitor Anthony McCarthy says the massive fine handed out to the makers of the latest Star Wars film shows there can be no exceptions when it comes to health and safety at work. Movie legend Harrison Ford was seriously injured during a dress …
North Yorkshire Worker Shot During Grouse Shoot
North Yorkshire Worker Shot During Grouse Shoot
A North Yorkshire landowner has been fined after a worker was accidentally shot and blinded in one eye during a grouse shoot. Jim Harding, 61, was hit by a shotgun pellet while he was working as a “flanker” on the Danby Estate, where he had …
North East Firm Exposed Workers To Harmful Chemical
North East Firm Exposed Workers To Harmful Chemical
A North East home improvement company has been fined for failing to protect workers from a harmful chemical. Templetown Canopies Limited, of Shaftsburry Avenue, South Shields, makes decorative fibreglass canopies and columns for windows and doors. The manufacturing process involves the use of styrene, a …
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