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24.09.2013.

Man wins compensation over bus discrimination

According to the BBC, Doug Paulley from Wetherby in West Yorkshire was told he could not get on board a bus because a pushchair user did not give up their space for him.

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24.09.2013.

Boat manufacturer in court over crush injury

Pyranha Mouldings was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an incident at its factory on the Whitehouse Industrial Estate on March 2nd 2011.

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23.09.2013.

Pharma company fined after man burned by chemicals

The unnamed employee was conducting his normal duties at the Aesica Pharmaceuticals site at the Windmill Industrial Estate in Northumberland when the accident took place.

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20.09.2013.

Manufacturer could face civil suit over workplace injury

The New West Port Corporation, which commonly trades as West Port, was taken to court by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a series of guideline breaches contributed to a workplace injury.

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19.09.2013.

Witnesses tell of Dunbar bus crash

Seven people were taken to hospital following the smash and local residents told the Edinburgh Evening News that the road's layout meant it was an "accident waiting to happen".

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19.09.2013.

Firm could face personal injury claim after fall

Stephen Bassford, 58 from Nottingham, was working alone for Sata Contracts Specialist Maintenance on a project to board over broken rooflights on a main building.

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18.09.2013.

£100,000 compensation for Carnival cruise ship bug

Bill Clasper (77), Mary Clasper (79), Stanley Cooper (73) and Patricia Cooper (71) - long-time friends - decided to go on a trip aboard the luxury Grand Princess liner in 2010, according to the York Press.

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17.09.2013.

Asbestos exposure could lead to claims

Plymouth Crown Court heard that a cloud of asbestos dust and fibres was released in May 2010 during work to remove industrial boilers and pipe working at a redundant Dairy Crest site near Totnes.

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16.09.2013.

Southport firm fined over biker's wire collision

Ryan Acaster, aged 17 and from Chorley, was riding his 110cc off-road bike with some friends in the middle of July 2008 when the incident happened.

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13.09.2013.

Construction firm fined over Liverpool disruption

The incident was extremely sensitive for fire brigade officials because it was believed a massive explosion could have been sparked if any ignition was provided.

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12.09.2013.

Worker could claim compensation for broken arm

Mark Mann, 42, who was employed by B&W Group, an audio equipment manufacturer in Worthing; was attempting to correct a fault in a vacuum-forming machine that made loudspeaker cones.

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11.09.2013.

Company fined after head injury accident

The unidentified 45-year-old from Annitsford has still not been able to return to work because of how serious his injuries were.

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10.09.2013.

Company admits liability for worker's hand injury

David Potts, 31, was conducting his normal maintenance tasks and was attempting to reposition a component that had become jammed on a shelving assembly and welding machine - causing the equipment to stop working.

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09.09.2013.

Neighbours win compensation after hedge dispute

The judge called the topiary "unattractive" and "dominating" according to the Harrow Times and said that a lack of care meant she was liable for the incident.

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06.09.2013.

London worker's death may lead to compensation

Construction engineering specialist Nigel Sewell, 57, died after being crushed during an incident at Wireless Station Park in Kneesworth on September 19th 2011.

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05.09.2013.

Staffordshire worker severs finger

The 61-year-old from Stone was attempting to clean the edge of a banding machine when the incident happened.

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04.09.2013.

Man wins compensation after skyscraper scorch

Developers behind the so-called 'walkie talkie' building - a new addition to the City of London's skyline - paid a man £1,000 after his car's exterior was warped and damaged by sunlight reflecting from the structure, according to the BBC.

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04.09.2013.

Engineering company fined after hand injury accident

Jack Ward, 19, was asked to polish a component on a manual lathe when the incident took place at Premier Precision Engineering's site in the summer of 2012.

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30.08.2013.

Kent firm fined after young apprentice shocked

The unnamed 17-year-old fell nearly three metres to the floor after being shocked by a bolt of electricity.

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30.08.2013.

Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Preston Magistrates' Court heard that an unnamed 26-year-old working for Preston Plastics was seriously injured after being asked to lift up two objects from a stack by using a forklift truck.





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