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Automotive Components Company fined after worker injured

An automotive components company has been fined £7,000 and ordered to pay costs of £2,190 after being found guilty of breaching Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

An HSE investigation took place after a worker who had only been employed for two weeks, became trapped in some machinery causing injury.

A Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee was working as a tool changer, maintaining a carpet forming machine.  This was a role he had only recently been promoted to after starting two weeks previously as an operator.

The employee was under supervision at the time of the incident when the top hood of the carpet heating press descended on him while he was working.

An HSE Inspector said: “It is no exaggeration to say the employee has been extremely fortunate to escape death in this incident.”

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