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Plastics manufacturer fined after a worker became entangled in unguarded machinery

Printed plastics manufacturer Alfaplas Limited has been fined after a worker became unconscious as a result of asphyxiation when his tabard was entangled in the rotating spindle of a print machine. Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, an employee who was a supervisor at Alfaplas Limited in Hereford, attempted to realign a reel of product on […]

£90k fine for paper making company after employee suffers finger amputations

Plymouth based West Design Products Ltd, who manufacture and edit craft paper for retail, including printing, punching and cutting, has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries when her hand was caught in machinery. Plymouth Magistrates’ Court heard that 22-year-old employee Charlotte Sargent was working on a paper punching machine at West Design Products […]