A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries.
A dairy farm has been fined after a farm worker was struck by a bull and suffered a serious leg injury.
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A family owned Norfolk farming company has been fined after an employee died at its grain storage facility.
A detailed literature search was carried out to summarise evidence about respiratory disease caused by exposure to grain dust. The conclusion of this review is that the damaging effects of grain dust on the respiratory tract are accumulative and occur at high concentrations of exposure.
Norfolk farming firm T Long and Company Limited has been prosecuted for putting workers and members of the public at risk from a dangerous poison being used to control rabbits.
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A farm in Nottinghamshire has been fined following the death of a young worker, when he became trapped between two vehicles.
A London borough council has been fined after a road worker suffered serious injury whilst cutting trees.