Geotextile maker fined over machine guarding failure
A 21-year-old factory worker had four fingers partially amputated after his hand was crushed in an unguarded machine. His employer, Devon-based textile manufacturer Heathcoat Fabrics, has been fined £300,000 over the incident.
Keeley Downey is acting deputy editor of IOSH Magazine. She is a former editor of Biofuels International, Bioenergy Insight and Tank Cleaning Magazine.