Worker lost fingertips in unguarded machinery

Source: on 2009-10-02 12:47:00

A plastics supplier has been fined £18,000 after it admitted guarding and risk assessment failings that led to a production worker suffering serious injuries to his right hand.The worker lost the tips of three fingers in October last year while trying to clean a probe on a bagging machine at A. Schulman's factory in Crumlin in Wales. His employer had no systems in place for cleaning and maintaining the machinery, ...

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