What happened In recent court proceedings, a farming company has been fined after an employee was crushed by a concrete beam. On 13th March 2018, the man was moving 6-metre long beams, each weighing 300kg, from the farmyard to the farmhouse.
What happened A construction company has been found liable for the serious eye injuries sustained by a self-employed worker who was struck in the face when stepping onto a scaffolding platform. Injury On 2nd November 2017, the worker was
What happened In recent court proceedings, an auto-salvage company has been found liable for an accident which caused the death of a customer. On the 15th February 2018 the customer, who had purchased a lift truck from the company, was fatally
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What happened In recent court proceedings, an engineering company has been found liable for an accident that caused severe crush injuries to an employee. On the 11th of April 2018, the employee in question was injured after attempting to light the
What happened In recent court proceedings, a recycling company has been found liable for an accident which resulted in the loss of multiple fingers for an employee. On the 2nd of October the worker, who had spent just eight weeks at the company
What happened? In recent court proceedings, a self-employed gas contractor and his son have been found liable following a gas explosion in Glasgow from which they both received serious burn injuries. On the 3rd of August 2016, Kenneth Ewen was
What happened In recent court proceedings, a serious fall from height has been prosecuted. On the 30th of July 2018, Mr Francis Yardy and his apprentice were undertaking routine electrical repairs at a potato storage warehouse near Ely. The job