Inexperienced worker trapped hands in lathe

Source: on 2009-11-30 15:48:00

An engineering firm that left an inexperienced employee working on a spinning lathe without proper training or cleaning tools has been fined £10,000.IS Maintenance, which provides specialist services to the glass industry, employed Craig Chappell as a fitter in October 2007, but he had no experience of operating metal-working lathes. He was using an emery cloth to polish a metal component at the firm's premises in Barnsley in January 2008 ...

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