Director jailed and Liverpool firm fined after worker killed

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
A Liverpool-based waste and recycling company has been fined and its director jailed after the death of a 39-year-old worker. Gaskell’s (North West) Limited and Jonathan Gaskell were sentenced both for their part in the death in 2010 of Polish national Zbigniew Galka, and for continuing to operate the same baling machine in a dangerous manner for up to five years after Mr Galka’s death. Liverpool Crown Court heard how Zbigniew Galka died while working at Gaskells Waste Services in Foster Street, Bootle, on December 23, 2010.... For the full story register now for free or login below...