Work Accidents

Company to pay £660k after 2 employees injured on same job

A well-known telecoms company has been fined £600,000 after two employees fell from heights which left them seriously injured and with long term physical and emotional damage. (more…)

Employee loses finger in workplace accident

A manufacturing firm has been fined by the HSE after one of its employee’s lost a finger in an accident. The employee had been working at the company for a year and was using a power drill at the time of the incident. (more…)

Skip loader accident puts man in hospital

The Health and Safety Executive decided to investigate a construction company after one of its workers was injured after a skip loader overturned. (more…)

Three companies fined for safety failings arising from two accidents

The Health and Safety Executive have investigated three companies after two incidents occurred at a Furniture Company. Investigations began after an employee cut his thumb to the bone whilst using a biscuit cutter. The blade made contact with his thumb and he was injured and then a few months later, a worker injured his hand using an overhead router which left him with lacerations and crush injuries to his finger. (more…)

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