Monthly Roundup of Industry News

Logistics company fined £800,000 after forklift accident

A multinational logistics company has been fined after one of its workers was run over by a forklift truck loaded with beer. 57 year old Gary Odger’s right anklebone was left sticking out and his foot was hanging backward after the incident on 3rd July 2017. The London Air Ambulance was called.

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Fires in London at the lowest level since records began

Increases in London Fire Brigade’s fire safety work has helped blazes in the capital hit their lowest level since records began according to new figures.

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Electricity power station company fined £200,000 after contractors injured

An electricity power station company has been prosecuted after three contractors were injured by a sudden release of water and sludge while carrying out maintenance work at a Cheshire power station.

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Paper-milling company fined after employee’s head was trapped in a machine

A paper-milling company has been fined after an employee suffered life changing injuries resulting in a nine-hour operation in hospital for facial reconstruction.

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Car retailer fined £120,000 for exposing worker to the risk of developing occupational asthma

A car retailer operating across the South East of England has been fined after a car bodywork sprayer developed occupational asthma.

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