Unguarded guillotine severed four fingers

Source: on 2010-01-11 12:22:00

A plastics recycling firm's failure to fit guards led to a worker losing four fingers trying to unblock a machine, a court has heard.Liverpool Magistrates' Court ordered Centriforce Products to pay almost £5000 in penalties for breaching Regulation 11(1) of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, which states that employers must prevent access to dangerous machine parts.Machine operator Wesley Dickinson and a colleague had been working on the ...

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