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Plastics company fined after worker's hand severed

29-03-2011

Matrix Polymers, Northampton, has been fined for safety failings after a worker's left hand was severed in a plastics mixing machine.

Gary McKeown had been emptying plastic granules from a hatch at the bottom of a blender when his hand got caught in rotating parts and was sheared off.

The company p…

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