£100,000 fine for crush death

Source: on 2009-11-06 12:59:00

Pet food manufacturer Butcher's Pet Care has been fined £100,000 six years after a palletising machine at is Northamptonshire factory crushed an employee to death. The family firm's operations director, who was in charge of health and safety, was fined £10,000 last month for not preventing access to dangerous parts of machinery.John O'Connor died on 17 November 2003 while trying to reposition a jammed pallet on the machine, which takes ...

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