WFEL and equipment supplier fined after factory death

STOCKPORT-based military bridge manufacturer WFEL and a Dutch machinery supplier have been fined over the death of an employee.

WFEL employee Brian Miller suffered fatal injuries at the manufacturing plant in Heaton Chapel in the incident on January 12 2008.

He was found lying deal under a machine by his brother, Robert, who also worked at the site.
 
WFEL and Netherlands-based firm Unisign Produktie Automatisering BV, which designed and manufactured the machine,, were ordered to pay more than £450,000 ... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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