Friday, 14 April 2017

Lincolnshire company fined £211,000 for laceration to hand

Moy Park Ltd was fined £211,924 (inc.costs) after a worker was injured when a machine started up.
The circumstances were:
  • There was no safe system of work in relation to isolating procedures.
  • An engineer was checking the blades on the cutting line when the machine restarted. 
  • He wasn’t able to move his hand away from the blade he was inspecting when the machine started up. 
  • He suffered deep laceration to his hand.

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