Workers lost arms in poorly guarded machines

Source: on 2009-11-13 08:01:00

The HSE has successfully prosecuted two employers who ignored basic safety requirements to prevent access to dangerous parts of machinery. The failings, revealed in separate cases this week, led to two workers losing an arm and a third suffering serious injuries. All three become entangled in poorly guarded equipment.In the first case, heard at Northampton Crown Court on 10 November, Paul James, a director of James Environmental, was fined £60,000 ...

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