The injured 67-year old worker had been employed by the Mann family for more than 50 years

Potato business pays £4k costs after accident

By Michael Stones

A workplace fall suffered by a 67-year old employee – who had worked for the company for more than 50 years – has led to a £4,000 bill for a Suffolk potato business.

The HSE accused Thorntons of putting its staff at risk

Thorntons fined £20,000 after worker injury

By Tom Chandler

Chocolate retailer Thorntons has been accused of putting its staff at risk and fined £20,000, after a worker's finger was dragged into a wrapping machine at its Derbyshire site.

Potato blancher: Lack of safety precautions resulted in triple arm-break

Bakkavör hit with £10,000 broken arm fine

By Dan Colombini

Fresh food group Bakkavör has been accused of not putting enough thought into employee welfare after being hit with a pay-out totalling £12,026 when a female hygiene worker suffered serious injuries at a factory in Wigan.


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