Worker has leg amputated after forklift crash at Derbyshire factory

A poultry-processing company has been fined after a worker was hit by a forklift truck, and had to have a leg amputated.

Derby Crown Court heard how, on January 24, 2017, a forklift truck had been driven into the yard at Airfield Industrial Estate in Ashbourne to drop off some pallets, when the driver reversed around a trailer.

www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/worker-leg-amputated-after-forklift-2540444

Electrical fault leads to pub fire in Bicker

A fire has caused extensive damage to the popular Ye Olde Red Lion pub in Bicker today.Crews from Donington, Billingborough and Boston were called to the pub, in Donington Road, Bicker, just before 11.10am.Two water hose reels, four thermal imaging cameras, six extinguishers and a fan were used to tackle the fire and clear smoke.

via Electrical fault leads to pub fire in Bicker.

Tata Steel to go on trial over Port Talbot scaffolder fall – BBC News

Tata Steel will go on trial accused of health and safety failings after a scaffolder was seriously injured in a fall at one of its plants.Stephen Kift was hurt while working on 18 January 2014.Tata is accused of failing to plan, manage and monitor the construction phase of refurbishment work at Morfa coke ovens at its Port Talbot site.

via Tata Steel to go on trial over Port Talbot scaffolder fall – BBC News.

Flies crawling on meat in Ahmed Cash and Carry in Woking, food hygiene report reveals – Get Surrey

A food hygiene inspector described seeing flies crawling on raw meat in a grocery store and butchers in Woking.Dead flies, dead mice and fly pupae were also discovered.Ahmed Cash and Carry, owned by Gultas and Ishtiaq Ahmed, was rated zero for food hygiene on August 21, 2018 after an unannounced inspection by Woking Borough Council (WBC).

via Flies crawling on meat in Ahmed Cash and Carry in Woking, food hygiene report reveals – Get Surrey.

Suffolk firefighter Keith Jordon to get payout after asbestos exposure | Latest Ipswich News – Ipswich Star

A former Suffolk firefighter has been awarded “substantial damages” from the county council after being exposed to asbestos over the course of his career.

A former Suffolk firefighter has been awarded “substantial damages” from the county council after being exposed to asbestos over the course of his career.

A former Suffolk firefighter has been awarded “substantial damages” from the county council after being exposed to asbestos over the course of his career.

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/suffolk-county-council-to-pay-damages-to-ipswich-firefighter-1-5892784