Employee severs fingers on unguarded machinery

An Oldham based tissue manufacturing company has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee severs his fingers on unguarded machinery. The 35 year old man was attempting to prevent paper from sticking to the seven metre wide print roller using a cloth to clean it while it was still in […]

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Man severs fingers in accident at work

A 30 year old man lost his fingers in an accident at work involving an unguarded machine. Shaun Newcomb, from Bourne, was working in Sewstern, Lincolnshire in March 2012 when the accident at work occurred. He was attempting to clear some blocked wood from the conveyor. As he did so, his right hand came into […]

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Serious neck injuries caused in accident at work

A 39 year old man sustained serious neck injuries in an accident at work involving unguarded machinery. CRF (UK) Ltd, a Shropshire steel engineering company, has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for serious safety failings. The man, who has not been named, was working with a twin pillar drill when the […]

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