Near suffocation lands Fiat arm in court

Source: on 2009-12-09 15:24:00

A Fiat Group subsidiary which makes tractors has been convicted in two separate cases after a nitrogen leak nearly suffocated an engineer, and an HSE inspection found a series of failings in the way the company managed its 90-strong fleet of forklift trucks.Essex-based CNH was ordered to pay a £70,000 fine after Basildon Crown Court found it liable for an incident in its testing lab where nitrogen gas from one ...

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