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Health and Safety Fines Bulletin

A North East plastic packaging manufacturing company fined after an employee suffered serious injuries

Injury:  Multiple fractures to pelvis and legs Fine: £150,000 Entity: Sirap UK Limited Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Regulation 10(4) of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 Costs: £1,061.47 Source:  HSE, 28th November 2019

Fedex UK Ltd fined after worker seriously injured by reversing fork lift truck

Injury:  Serious fractures to arm and soft tissue injuries to legs Fine: £533,000 Entity: Fedex UK Ltd Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £10,033.39 Source:  HSE, 16th December 2019

Construction company fined after dumper truck overturns and fatally injures worker

Injury:  Death Fine: £225,000 Entity: Rose Builders Ltd Legislation: Sections 2(1) and 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £11,822.90 Source:  HSE, 15th November 2019

A North East plastic packaging manufacturing company fined after an employee suffered serious injuries

Injury:  Multiple fractures to pelvis and legs Fine: £150,000 Entity: Sirap UK Limited Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Regulation 10(4) of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 Costs: £1,061.47 Source:  HSE, 28th November 2019

Engineering company fined after two workers suffer serious injuries

Injury:  Two workers seriously injured Fine: £86,000 Entity: Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (UK) Limited Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £2,111.48 Source:  HSE, 29th November 2019

Egg production company fined following Forklift Truck overturned

Injury:  Serious life changing crush injuries Fine: £60,000 Entity: Staveley’s Eggs Ltd Legislation: Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £4,259.42 Source:  HSE, 19th November 2019

Company fined after worker became entangled on a manual lathe

Injury:  Left index and middle fingers were amputated, and wrist and two bones in left forearm were broken Fine: £33,500 Entity: Wincobank Fabrication and Engineering Ltd Legislation: Section 2 (1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £1,426 Source:  HSE, 27th November 2019

Metal fabrication company fined for failing to comply with improvement notices

Injury:  None; fined for not complying with three improvement notices Fine: £12,000 Entity: W S Barrett & Son Limited Legislation: Section 33(1) (g) of the Health and Safety At work etc. Act 1974 Costs: £1,740.40 Source:  HSE, 25th November 2019

Manufacturer of engineering products and components fined after worker was injured

Injury:  Worker struck on the head Fine: £12,000 Entity: Nichol McKay Limited Legislation: Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. act 1974 Costs: None reported Source:  HSE, 3rd December 2019

A round-up of recent fines and costs resulting from health and safety related incidents.

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