Work Accident Compensation

Company fined after injured worker requires amputation

Accident at Work 31 October 2017 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Magna Exteriors (Banbury) Ltd has been fined £80,000 after a worker was struck by a falling pallet and had part of his leg amputated. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the company had failed to implement a safe system of work for the worker’s […]

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death 21 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Two scaffolders have received prison sentences after a worker fell seven metres to his death. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found Colin Marshall Scaffolding was not qualified to erect the scaffolding, and there was no evidence that […]

Manufacturing firm fined after employee breaks arm

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Studies Sovex Ltd has been fined £17,000, and ordered to pay £24,000 in costs, after an engineer suffered an injury when his arm was pulled into machinery while he was working to install a new conveyor belt system. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

Engineering firm fined after worker injures leg

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries GEA Mechanical Engineering Ltd, based in Milton Keynes, has been fined £75,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,831 for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his leg while attempting to lift a decanter scroll into a mobile trailer. An […]

Worker injury from unsafe machinery leads to fine for employer

Worker Brendan Hayes suffered serious injuries polishing a high-powered lathe at Propbrook Engineering.  The 32-year-old broke bones in his left arm and both wrists in a prop shaft. Safety systems on the machine were found to have been defeated after an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).  Investigating HSE inspector Clive Neil said Mr Hayes had been […]

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