2013

04.11.2013

Timber firm receives £5,000 fine for guillotine incident

Charlesworth Tree Care and Fencing was also ordered to pay an additional £5,000 in costs by Lancaster Magistrates' Court following an investigation by the Health and Safety Execut…

01.11.2013

Salvage company fined over staffer's burns

Lee Roberts, 33, was caught on CCTV walking into a pit to remove petrol from underneath a van, before running out seconds later as flames engulfed the area.

30.10.2013

Oldham tissue firm fined after worker's fingers severed

Rose Tissues, which prints kitchen roll and toilet paper, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an unnamed 35-year-old employee severed the digits while tr…

28.10.2013

MP Vaz calls for Sainsbury's compensation

Work to build the superstore has, according to Mr Vaz, had a substantial impact on the wellbeing of local residents and this means monetary compensation should be awarded.

25.10.2013

Prowell fined after worker's arm crushed

This prosecution could open the way for the victim to claim .