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Paper company fined for forklift crush accident

09-05-2013

Photo shows the aisle at Swan Mill Paper Company Ltd where the worker was injured by a reversing forklift truck

A Swanley firm has been prosecuted after a worker at its warehouse was injured after being crushed between a forklift truck and a pallet of paper goods.

The Swan Mill Paper Company Ltd. appeared at Sevenoaks Magistrates’ Court (7 May) and admitted safety failings that led to its employee, a l…

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Southampton worker pays price for firm's safety failings

29-08-2012

A Romsey brick-making firm has been prosecuted after one of its employees suffered crush injuries to his leg in a poorly-guarded machine.

Mr Nikoloz Demetrashvili, 42, was in hospital for three weeks with a multiple fracture of his right leg after the incident at Michelmersh Brick and Tile …

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BAE contractor injured on HMAS Warramunga

09-03-2011

A worker has been treated for a serious leg injury after an accident involving a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) on board Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Warramunga.

The contractor for BAE Systems was carrying out routine maintenance on the ship.

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