Post Tagged with: "HSE"

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

May 26, 2016
Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

A man who fell into a slurry pit near Nantwich has died.

The incident happened on land at a farm off Hollingreen Lane, in Brindley, near Nantwich.

March 26, 2015
Cheshire Farm Ice Cream fined after worker’s finger was severed

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream fined after worker’s finger was severed

A well-known ice cream maker in Cheshire has been fined for safety failings after a worker’s finger was cut off by a fruit feeder machine.

Tattenhall Dairy Products Ltd, which operates at Cheshire Farm Ice Cream, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after the incident at Drumlan Hall Farm in August 2013.

March 26, 2015
South Cheshire farm company fined £50,000 over dad’s tragic death

South Cheshire farm company fined £50,000 over dad’s tragic death

A South Cheshire farming company has been fined £50,000 after a young dad was killed when a 1.5 tonne concrete panel fell on him. Sean Bennett was helping to build a new cowshed at Yew Tree Farm, off the A530 Nantwich Road near Middlewich, when tragedy struck.

May 14, 2014
Nantwich man guilty of illegal gas work for nearly eight years

Nantwich man guilty of illegal gas work for nearly eight years

A Nantwich man has been found guilty of putting lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes. Duncan Johnstone, 52, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after he worked while pretending to be a registered gas fitter.

April 19, 2013
HSE to target Cheshire construction sites amid injuries

HSE to target Cheshire construction sites amid injuries

Unsafe practices on Cheshire building sites  are being targeted in a campaign to reduce death and serious injury. HSE inspectors will make random checks on sites across South Cheshire during a two-month crackdown.

February 26, 2013
South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

Construction sites in South Cheshire are being put under the spotlight as part of an initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be visiting sites in the borough where refurbishment or repair work is being carried out.

February 20, 2012
Nantwich farmers urged to attend HSE training day

Nantwich farmers urged to attend HSE training day

Nantwich farmers are being advised to attend a free training event in Cheshire to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries. Nearly 8,000 free places are being made available at Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) across the country, with the aim of cutting the number of deaths and injuries.

October 11, 2011