Warburtons was fined £1.9M for safety failings

Warburtons fined £1.9M for trapped arm

By Gwen Ridler

Warburtons has been fined £1.9M for safety failings, after a worker’s arm was trapped against a running conveyor belt – its second fine of more than £1M this year.

 A HSE investigation found Littleport Mushroom Farm guilty of safety failings

Mushroom firm fined £14k after worker is crushed

By Laurence Gibbons

Littleport Mushroom Farm has been fined £12,000 and ordered to pay £2,700 in costs for safety failings after a worker suffered crush injuries when his arm was caught in unguarded machinery at its site in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

The HSE has prosecuted Veetee Foods for the second time this month

Rice firm fined £35k for safety failings

By Laurence Gibbons

A rice processor has been fined for safety failings for a second time this year, after a worker crushed three fingers in unguarded machinery.

Food manufacturers have one of the worst safety records, said the HSE after the successful prosecution of Bakkavör

Food industry slammed for safety as Bakkavör fined

By Michael Stones

Food manufacturers’ safety record has been slammed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), after chilled food firm Bakkavör was ordered to pay more than £32,000 following a worker’s injury.

Manufacturers are being called on to review their safety guard circuits

Watch out for the changing of the guard

By Rick Pendrous

A spate of injuries has been reported over the past few months. Most of these were the result of unguarded or poorly guarded food processing and food packaging machinery.


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