Countrystyle Recycline was fined £300,000 for safety failings

Food waste firm fined £300k after shredding injury

By Matt Atherton

Food waste recycling firm Countrystyle Recycling has been fined £300,000 and ordered to pay £9,000 in damages after an employee was injured while repairing a shredding machine.

Nectar Patisserie Ltd 'consistently missed a glaring problem with a piece of machinery': HSE

Pie machine accident leads to £16k bill

By Michael Stones

A London-based pie manufacturer has been ordered to pay more than £16,000 after a worker had part of her finger severed by a pie and tart machine.

Baxters was fined £6,000 for safety failings

Baxters fined £6,000 for worker’s accident

By Michael Stones

Soups, sauces and spreads manufacturer Baxters has been fined £6,000, after one of its workers suffered serious injury when his hand was caught between a conveyor belt and roller.

'Pint madam? Not in a glass with a handle - it's a safety risk'

Food and drink features in health and safety excuses

By Mike Stones

Spurious health and safety rules have been used to refuse to supply a burger cooked rare and to deny drinkers pints in glasses with handles, according to a new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report.

Many minor incidents are unreported

Stop the slide

By Paul Gander

With the Health and Safety Executive facing cuts to its budget, what will be the impact on the industry's safety record? Asks Paul Gander

HSE described the accident as

Malton Foods fined thousands for fingers injury

By Laurence Gibbons

Malton Foods has been fined £12,000 and ordered to pay £1,381 in costs after an employee trapped and crushed three fingers in dangerous unguarded machinery.


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