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£1.4m fine after worker suffers serious crush injuries on poultry slaughter line

A food processing company, 2 Sisters Food Group, has been sentenced after a worker was injured while unblocking a machine on the poultry slaughter line. Doncaster Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of 2 Sisters Food Group Limited was attempting to clear a blockage on a conveying system at its Foxhills Industrial Estate site in […]

Lack of training and guarding leads to worker being injured by cutting saw

A manufacturing company has been fined after a worker’s hand was caught in machinery. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Contour Showers Ltd, Winsford, was trying to clear a blockage from a metal cutting saw, when the blade cut through the knuckle of his left index finger damaging the tendon and ligament, such […]

Company fined after agency worker injured on waste conveyor

A haulage and waste processing business has been fined after an agency worker’s hand was drawn into an in running nip on a waste sorting conveyor. Telford Magistrates Court heard how an 18-year-old agency worker was trying to clear a blockage beneath a waste conveyor belt. He reached in with his hand to remove the […]