Guarding failure led to serious injuries

Source: on 2009-07-16 10:47:00

An employee suffered severe injuries after his clothing became caught in drilling machinery, Dudley magistrates have heard.The man, who worked for Stoke Forgings Dudley, was working on a 6-spindle drill when his clothes became entangled in a neighbouring drill's moving parts in June last year.He suffered a broken wrist and broken thumb, dislocated shoulder and damaged nerves and tendons in his forearm, and needed a skin graft.HSE inspector Sarah Palfreyman ...

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