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Shropshire firm fined for worker's fall from height

13-09-2012

A Shropshire firm, which hires out equipment for working safely at height, has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell from a cherry picker.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted UK Platforms Ltd. following the incident at the company's depot in Halesfield…

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Firm fined after worker hurt in fall

05-08-2012

A beef supplier has been fined after a worker fractured his spine and heel bone after falling during dangerous work at height at a Lincoln abattoir.

The maintenance engineer has been told he may never fully recover from the injuries he sustained in the incident at Dovecote Park Ltd., Skelli…

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Construction firm fined after worker's narrow escape

25-04-2012

A construction worker defied death after falling four metres from the cage of a 20-tonnes cherry-picker into the path of a moving bus, which then pushed him another 15 metres along the Euston Road.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted national construction firm Galliford Try Const…

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