HSE: Worker crushed between two vehicles: Derby Crown Court has fined a waste management and plant hire company £300,000 plus costs of £50,737  after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling. The HSE investigation found that there were no marked or identified vehicle and pedestrian routes. There were no rules or control of reversing manoeuvres, and the lighting at the site was poor and below the required standard. (31 May 2016)

HSE: Recycling company fined after worker was injured in machinery: Chester Crown Court has fined a recycling company £80,000 plus costs of £13,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he was dragged into an unguarded conveyor. The court heard how the conveyor was jamming frequently in the run up to the incident and there was a lack of information, instruction, training and supervision provided by the company to its employees. (26 May 2016)