A manufacturer of agricultural equipment has been fined after a worker suffered two broken legs when a stack of metal sheets fell onto his ankles.
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A company that produces and supplies wood shavings for use as horse bedding has been fined after a worker suffered a serious foot injury at its site in Andover, Hampshire.
A polythene film manufacturer was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.
The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.
A supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person on their first was injured.
An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.
A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts by hand.
The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.