£50,000 fine for conveyor crush death

Source: on 2009-12-24 12:38:00

One of Britain and Ireland's largest wood products suppliers has been convicted for the second time this year after workers were injured while maintaining and repairing conveyors.In the latest case, Balcas Timber was fined £50,000 after an employee was crushed to death at its sawmill in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Maintenance fitter Michael Lukan died from injuries sustained on 31 May 2006 when a conveyor he was repairing started up and ...

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