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Health and safety fines bulletin | 14 October 2020

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This report contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v2.0. The bulletin is based on press releases, unless stated otherwise, from the HSE for fines under the Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974.

Health and safety fines

In decreasing fine order.

Animal feed company fined after serious injury to employee
Injury: Employee's arm severed below elbow
Fine: £140,000
Entity: Hi Peak Feeds Limited
Legislation:  Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £2,591.30
Source: HSE, 15th September 2020
 
Manufacturer fined after worker’s arm caught in machinery    
Injury: Open fractures to right arm
Fine: £22,000
Entity: Novaflex Ltd
Legislation:  Sections 2 and 3 of Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Costs: £7,021.30
Source: HSE, 17th September 2020
 
Manufacturer fined after an employee suffered crush injuries
Injury: Soft tissue injuries to right hip and a fracture to lower right leg.
Fine: £12,000
Entity: SGL Carbon Fibres Limited
Legislation:  Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Regulation 11(1) and (2) and Section 33(1)(c) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974
Costs: None referred to
Source: HSE, 17th September 2020

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