Worker degloved hand in darkened machine

Source: on 2009-06-04 17:26:00

Greater Manchester Waste has paid out a six-figure undisclosed sum to an employee after his hand was pulverised in a machine used to separate refuse.The company plant was so dark and noisy that the worker did not realise the machine he was cleaning was still on. He reached through an open hatch to clear debris and his hand was crushed between the rollers and degloved of its skin.His injuries were ...

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