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Firm fined £300k after worker severs fingers
An Essex based food manufacturer has been fined after a worker had four fingers amputated while operating a metal working lathe.
Westminster Magistrates’ Court was told how Mr Mark Goodge, an employee of Marcantonio Foods Ltd, had been using an emery cloth to clean steel shafts on a metal working lathe at the company’s site in Barking, Essex.
He was holding the emery cloth by hand when his gloves became entangled in the lathe. Click here to continue reading article.