Food Firm Fined After Worker Loses Fingers | Health & Safety
Dec
09

Food Firm Fined After Worker Loses Fingers

Key Facts:

  • A food firm have been prosecuted after a worker was injured.
  • An employee severed two fingers after coming into contact with unguarded machinery.
  • The subsequent HSE investigation uncovered several health and safety failings.
  • The firm was fined £40,000 plus costs.

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Agricultural firm fined for machinery injury | Health & Safety
Dec
02

Agricultural firm fined after machinery injury

Key Facts

  • An agricultural firm have been fined after a 16-year-old on work experience suffered severe hand injuries after coming into contact with working machinery.
  • The HSE found that no risk assessment had been carried out, and safe systems of work were not in place for the young worker’s time at the agricultural firm.
  • They were fined £18,000 plus costs.

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