Mitchell Winter asks:How is your back today?

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First of all let me share a secret with you, yes I suffer with my back. Years of neglect as a youth thinking I am tough, strong and invincible, well with age comes the realisation of back pain.
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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory. Read more »

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Playground inspector in court after boy seriously injured in swing collapse

A playground inspector has been fined after a seven-year-old boy suffered life-threatening head injuries when the rope swing he was playing on collapsed. Read more »

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Council fined after man killed by swing barrier

North Lincolnshire Council has been fined after a man died when his car drove into a horizontal swing barrier gate to a car park at a sports ground. Read more »

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Council fined for safety failings after child was injured

Doncaster Council has been fined after an 8-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured hip, when a wooden hoarding was blown onto the pavement during high winds. Read more »

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Firm in court for legionella failings

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. Read more »

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Wrong charger warning after e-cig causes Camden flat fire

Fire investigators are reminding people to use the correct chargers with their electronic devices after a charging electronic cigarette started a fire at a flat in Camden. Read more »

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Company sentenced after worker’s life changing injuries

A company was fined £40,000 today after a worker suffered life changing injuries when part of a structure weighing 750kg fell on him.

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Business partners fined following worker injured in explosion

Northallerton Magistrates, 4 August, heard how the explosion at Mason Engineering on 18 November 2013 happened as they were transferring oxygen between pressurised cylinders.

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Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment.

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