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Council fined after worker loses arm in wood chipper

12-03-2012

Durham County Council has been prosecuted for safety failings after a grounds-man's arm was severed in a wood chipper machine.

The 25-year-old council worker, from Ferryhill, who does not wish to be named, was cutting back bushes near Atherton Close, Spennymoor when the incident occurred on 4 Augu…

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