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Paper company fined for forklift crush accident

09-05-2013

Photo shows the aisle at Swan Mill Paper Company Ltd where the worker was injured by a reversing forklift truck

A Swanley firm has been prosecuted after a worker at its warehouse was injured after being crushed between a forklift truck and a pallet of paper goods.

The Swan Mill Paper Company Ltd. appeared at Sevenoaks Magistrates’ Court (7 May) and admitted safety failings that led to its employee, a l…

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Stoke foundry fined for worker's burns

22-09-2011

A foundry in Stoke-on-Trent has been fined after a man was left with serious injuries after being burned by molten metal.

Copper Alloys Ltd. was prosecuted after the 28-year-old worker suffered severe burns to his left arm and upper legs when he fell into an unfenced pit, which housed a mould contai…

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