Monthly Archives: March 2016

Council sentenced after vulnerable man choked to death

A council has been prosecuted after the death of a vulnerable day visitor to one of its care centres.

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NHS prosecuted after pensioner killed in mobility scooter plunge

The NHS Litigation Authority has been prosecuted after an 82 year old man fell 12 feet to his death from an elevated walkway outside a health centre.

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School in court over science experiment injury

A chemistry laboratory technician lost parts of three fingers and sustained a serious internal injury while preparing a highly sensitive explosive for use in a ‘fireworks’ demonstration to a class of children.

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Housing trust in court after mower mangles worker’s hand

A Tameside housing trust has been fined after a worker suffered severe injuries to his left hand when it was struck by a metal blade on a ride-on mower. 

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School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed.

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Company director fined after worker falls through skylight

The company director of a sash restoration company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell three metres through an unprotected skylight.

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