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Two Leeds firms in court over worker's crush injuries

12-03-2012

A construction worker had both legs broken when a 22-tonne excavator reversed over him on a building site in Leeds, a court has heard.

The 58-year-old man from Barnsley, suffered severe crush injuries when the excavator backed into him as he erected boundary fencing on a Tinshill building site on…

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Construction firm fined over worker's injuries

24-01-2012

An engineering contractor has been fined after a worker suffered severe injuries when his excavator struck a bridge on the M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

A maintenance fitter employed by Nottinghamshire firm Van Elle Ltd was driving a wheeled excavator during widening work on the motorway between…

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Demolition worker fined after colleague was severely injured

13-01-2012

A demolition worker from Croydon has been taken to court after his actions left one of his colleagues with serious leg injuries.

Devon Stoner, 44, of Whitehorse Road in Croydon was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after the incident in January this year, when he was carrying out…

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