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We round up our top five stories from the Health and Safety Executive this July.
Safran Seats GB Limited, a prominent aircraft seat manufacturer, has been fined £660,000 following a tragic incident where an employee fell through a roof at a site in South Wales.
A recent inspection campaign by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found serious health and safety breaches, including faulty electrical sockets and damaged cabling, at hand car wash businesses in West Sussex and Kent, prompting concerns about basic safety in the industry.
A plastics manufacturing company in West Bromwich has been fined £50,000 for failing to manage the risk of Legionella bacteria in their water-cooling towers, which led to five cases of Legionnaires' disease among the public, one of whom required intensive care and ventilation, according to an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
A glass distribution and installation company has been fined £200,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries, including broken ribs and a fractured vertebra, when a 700kg crate fell on him due to an unstable system of work and inadequate risk assessment.
Bedding manufacturer John Cotton Group Limited has been fined £80,000 after an employee had three fingers amputated when his hand was drawn into a machine, as inadequate safety procedures and training were found to have contributed to the incident.