Monthly Archives: August 2013

Serious injuries at work due to unguarded machine

A man suffered serious injuries at work when his arm became trapped in an unguarded machine. Attila Czege, a 34 year old Hungarian agency worker, was working for Suffolk firm Indo European Foods Ltd when the accident at work occurred in September 2012. Ipswich Magistrates’ Court heard that the Mr Czege became trapped and entangled […]

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Rolls Royce prosecuted for man’s permanent injury

Rolls Royce has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee was diagnosed with a permanent injury which has left him with nerve damage. The HSE prosecuted Rolls Royce after Allan Thornewill, from Derby, developed bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome following exposure to high levels of vibration at the firm’s premises in […]

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23,000 postal workers attacked by dogs in last 5 years

When you go to work, you expect to be able to carry out your daily tasks safely. However, the Communication Workers’ Union say that in the last 5 years, 23,000 postal workers have been attacked by dogs. As many as 70% of these attacks happen on private property. The problem is the current law which […]

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Two men injured at work when archway collapses

Two men were injured at work when a brick archway weighing two tonnes collapsed on them during a major refurbishment project Both men are joiners, and they were shoring up the arch after it became unstable during the removal of some masonry on one of the support pillars. One man suffered a fractured foot and […]

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