Lift firm ignored absence of guarding

Source: on 2009-06-11 12:24:00

A lift maintenance firm has admitted safety failings after one of its engineers was badly injured when his hand and arm were dragged into a lift mechanisam.James Blount, an employee of Amalgamated Lifts, was carrying out routine maintenance in a lift motor room at 30 Cannon Street in the City of London when the rag he was holding was pulled into a lift's exposed mechanism.His arm became trapped between the ...

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