Archive for August, 2015

Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwic... (more)

Team CRS start on the front row at Silverstone

Rounds 9 & 10 of the Mighty Mini Championship were held at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, the home of British Motorsport. Liam Sullivan bea... (more)

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Oil plant operator sentenced over safety failure

The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery were sentenced on 13th August for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured ... (more)

Timber manufacturer fined after employee suffers severe hand injuries

A timber gate manufacturer in Daventry has been fined after a young employee lost two fingers on his left hand while working on machinery. The 27-y... (more)

Firm fined for worker’s death at paper mill

A company has been fined following the death of a worker who became trapped in unguarded machinery at a Devon paper mill. John Stoddart, 42, who li... (more)

Engineering firm fined over safety breach

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons. South Tyneside Ma... (more)

Total fined £1.4m after fatal UK refinery fire

Total UK Limited has been fined £1.4 million after a major fire led to the death of a worker at an oil refinery in North Lincolnshire. Twenty-four y... (more)

Business partners fined following worker injured in explosion

Northallerton Magistrates, 4 August,  heard how the explosion at Mason Engineering on 18 November 2013 happened as they were transferring oxygen betw... (more)

World leaders finalise new sustainable development goals

The UN’s 193 member states have reached agreement on a new set of sustainable development goals that aim to protect the environment, achieve gender ... (more)

Illegal waste site gets £18k penalty

Recycling and skip-hire business Eastside 2000 (E2L) has been fined £18,000 for illegally storing waste at site in Hereford. E2L was also ordered to ... (more)