Whirlpool fined £700k for fatal MEWP conveyor strike
US-owned “white goods” manufacturer Whirlpool Appliances has been fined £700,000 after a contractor fell from a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) and was fatally injured.
Louis Wustemann is former editor, IOSH Magazine. He was previously editor of Health and Safety at Work magazine and Environment in Business. He has written, edited and consulted on health and safety, environmental and employment matters for more than 25 years.