Monthly roundup of industry news

Environmental management services company fined over £1m after worker fatally crushed

An environmental management services company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle.

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New tools to prevent, reduce and manage stress in the workplace

Employers are being urged to review the stress-causing factors in their workplaces and the work that their employees do.

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Network Rail fined almost £700,000 after serious fire accident

A Network Rail employee was seriously injured with third degree and mixed depth burns in a fire at the Godinton substation in Kent at the end of 2018, after Network Rail failed over a significant period of time, to prevent water leaking into the building and to maintain dehumidifiers installed inside.

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Plumbing supply company and contractor sentenced after building collapse

A plumbing supply company and its building contractor have been fined after unsafe construction work took place at the company premises in Burnley.

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Plastic-coated fabric manufacturing company in Lancashire fined after machine incident

A Lancashire based manufacturer of plastic-coated fabrics has been fined after an employee’s hand was drawn into an unguarded part of a machine, resulting in the surgical amputation of three fingers.

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