Lancashire waste company fined after worker injured by machinery
A waste recycling company has been fined after an employee was injured while operating unguarded machinery.
Blackburn Magistrates’ Court heard how, on April 13, 2017, an employee of KT Recycling Ltd had been working at their site in Rough Hey Industrial Estate, Preston.
The worker was attempting to remove waste material when his hand became trapped between the conveyor belt and drive roller of a magnetic separator.
The incident caused extensive damage to his left forearm, leaving him with a lasting impairment in the use of ... For the full story register now for free or login below...