Firm ordered to pay out more than £13,000 after worker hit by fork lift truck
A Cheshire woodworking company has been sentenced after a worker was hit by a fork lift truck at Woodford Park Industrial Estate Winsford.
Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard how, in March 2017, an employee of Mid Cheshire Pallets was carrying a pallet across the workshop when he was struck by the fork lift truck being driven by another employee.
The worker suffered serious fractures to his leg and ankle in the incident and was off work for several months.
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