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A Devon textile manufacturer that shelved plans to repair a machine’s “light curtain” guarding device has appeared in the dock after a 21 year old worker’s hand was drawn between two rotating rollers.
Heathcoat Fabrics, which makes engineered textiles used in PPE, was fined £300,000 after employee Anthony Seward sustained severe crush injuries as he prepared a stenter – a machine that dries cloth – for the next [...]
A woman who advertised a ‘deathtrap’ holiday home on Airbnb has been handed a six-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months and told to pay nearly £6,000 in fines. The property, belonging to a Jean [...]
A property management company has been fined after a resident of Marsden House in Bolton died after falling down a lift shaft. Bolton Crown Court heard how 29 year old Craig Jones and a friend were trapped in a lift and unable [...]
The Managing Director of a Derbyshire firm was caught using a "dangerous" machine which "could have exploded" just two hours after it had been condemned by the Health and Safety Inspectorate. Matthew Holmes "put his [...]