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Blog posts : "cumbria"

15-year-old boy burned working on Cumbrian farm

12-08-2011

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), is investigating after a teenage boy was badly burned on a farm in Egremont.

Police said the 15-year-old boy was doing odd jobs at a farm when the incident happened on Monday night.

It is reported that the boy had burn injuries to his lower body and had been u…

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Packaging company fine for fireball that caused life-threatening injuries in Cumbria

19-07-2011

Innovia Films Ltd was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following an investigation into the cause of a fire at the plant on Station Road in Wigton on 13 September 2006.

Gordon Metcalf, 62 from Maryport, and another worker, were about to clean debris from a damaged fuse box when a …

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