Firm fined £270k after steel lid hit worker on head

Firm fined £270k after steel lid hit worker on head
 

A concrete manufacturing company has been fined £270,000 after a 100-kilo steel lid crashed down on an employee's head, fracturing his jaw.
A wire winch holding the heavy lid over a concrete mixer snapped as the worker leaned in during the cleaning of the equipment at Stanton Bonna Concrete Ltd in Ilkeston, a leading UK manufacturer of precast concrete pipes and manholes, Nottingham Crown Court heard today.
The company admitted failing to ensure the safety of employees at work, including the victim, and received the hefty fine, costs order of £24,248.10 and a victim surcharge of £150.
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18 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 38
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