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Lift manufacturer fined after engineer crushed to death at Heathrow

31-03-2012

Lift manufacturer Schindler Ltd. has been fined £300,000 for safety failings after an employee was crushed to death while installing a passenger lift at Heathrow Airport.

Lift engineer Kevin Dawson, 45, was helping with the construction of Terminal 5A at London Heathrow when the incident occ…

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Huddersfield firm fined for safety breach

20-03-2012

A West Yorkshire manufacturing firm has been fined after an engineer lost part of a finger while test running an unguarded power press.

Metal Closures (Huddersfield) Ltd. was prosecuted after James Hill, a development engineer, was injured while helping to run and de-bug a new production line inc…

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Bus company prosecuted after worker is crushed

09-02-2012

A tour bus operator has been fined after a mechanical engineer suffered serious injuries while working underneath one of its vehicles.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted The Original London Sightseeing Tour Limited for failing to prevent the incident, which happened on 21 October 2009.

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