Firm fined for risk assessment failure

Source: on 2009-06-15 14:04:00

Animal feed firm Dodson and Horrell has admitted failing to properly assess risks after an employee fell nearly two metres while carrying out maintenance.The worker had been oiling the chains of a machine that stacks bags of feed onto pallets when he fell 1.8 metres, suffering a punctured lung and bruised ribs.The incident happened in July 2008 at the company's premises in Ringstead in Northamptonshire.Dodson and Horrell pleaded guilty before ...

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