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FINGERS CRUSHED IN MANUAL HANDLING OPERATION

Posted on 28th November 2017
Firm failed to avoid manual handling task or assess and manage risk

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FALLING CONTROL PANEL CRUSHED WORKMAN

Posted on 7th November 2017
Planning lacking on how to safely move heavy electrical equipment

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MANUAL HANDLING OFFENCE FINED £67,000

Posted on 8th June 2017
Significant risk in handling excavator wheel not avoided or assessed

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MANUAL HANDLING RISK TRIGGERS £450,000 FINE

Posted on 27th February 2017

Three workmen lifting ventilation unit caused platform collapse

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RETAIL GIANT FINED £2.2m OVER FALLING CAGE

Posted on 17th January 2017
Metal roll cage loaded with paint fell and paralysed young worker

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WORKMAN INJURED ‘BARRING’ PRECAST FLOOR UNITS

Posted on 5th December 2016
Concrete floor installation inadequately planned and managed

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FIRM FAILED TO MANAGE MUSCULOSKELETAL RISK

Posted on 24th November 2016
Manual handling aids inadequate plus training and assessment lacking

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THREE ELECTRICIANS ‘WHIPPED’ BY FALLING CABLE

Posted on 30th November 2015
Contractor prosecuted over unsafe method of work for installers

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OFF-LOADING RENDER PALLET ENDED IN TRAGEDY

Posted on 16th April 2013
Plastering firm director died during modified delivery operation

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WORKMEN CRUSHED DURING HANDLING OF GRANITE SLABS

Posted on 12th October 2012
Firm fined over failure to train and provide suitable equipment

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FATALITY AFTER WOOD STACKING GUIDANCE NOT FOLLOWED

Posted on 16th March 2012
Window and door manufacturer prosecuted after workman crushed by panels

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FIRM FINED FOR MANUAL HANDLING BLOCK AND BEAM WORK

Posted on 26th February 2012
Potentially dangerous manual handling work should have been avoided

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