Merseyside company fined after hand injury

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A worker at a Berkshire factory has suffered a debilitating hand injury as a result of safety failings by his employers. Merseyside-based English Provender Company Limited was sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay £15,000 for each breach of health and safety regulations. The employee’s finger was broken and lacerated in the accident, which required… Read more

Cheshire worker loses arm in machine

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A Cheshire company was last week hit with a fine for failing to protect the safety of its employees. The safety failings were discovered in a HSE investigation after one of its workers lost a hand and part of his arm at its Ellesmere Port site. Recycling company Recresco Ltd were found to have failed in providing… Read more

Ring avulsion injury at work

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Ring avulsion is something we see when dealing with accidents at work. Ring avulsion happens when a ring catches against something and is followed by a sharp pulling motion. The risk of this is particularly high when the victim is working with some kind of machinery, such as a lathe.   The injuries sustained from… Read more

Trip in bus station – £4000

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Our legal team recently demonstrated their expertise in occupiers liability cases by settling a very unusual case of a fall at a bus depot. Building works were being carried out an the builders had covered a hole with large sheet of cast iron creating a clear trip hazard. Our client who was walking towards her… Read more