Trip hazard leaves quarry worker trapped

Source: on 2009-06-02 11:25:00

Two firms have admitted safety failures after a quarry worker fell and became trapped in a conveyor.Michael Snaith tripped on a piece of metal at the top landing as he checked the head drum of the main incline conveyor at Calstron Quarry in Rothbury, Northumberland.Snaith fell into the belt area and his right arm was pulled into the belt mechanism. He was trapped up to his shoulder.HSE inspector Bruno Porter ...

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