Monthly roundup of industry news

Lincolnshire food manufacturer fined £130,000 after employee crushed in cooking machine

A Lincolnshire-based food manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees sustained two broken ribs having been crushed within an industrial cooking machine whilst working to clear a blocked water inlet.

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Boat builder fined £200,000 after labourer suffers injuries

A yacht manufacturer has been sentenced after an employee was injured when his forklift truck overturned.

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Building owner pleads guilty to series of “potentially catastrophic" fire safety failings

A building owner has to pay more than £30,000 after pleading guilty to a series of serious fire safety failings which inspectors found could have had “potentially catastrophic results”.

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School trust fined after failing to control the disease risk from animals

The Spencer Academies Trust has been fined after failing to control the risk to humans from infectious diseases carried by animals.

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Sports nutrition supplier fined £70,000 after worker loses fingers

A Liverpool sports nutrition product supplier has been fined after an employee had three fingers of their right hand severed whilst cleaning a screw conveyor.

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