Scrap metal firm fined just £2 after employee’s arm was crushed

A SCRAP metal firm has been fined just £2 after a Manchester-based employee suffered severe injuries to his left arm when it became stuck in a forklift truck and was trapped for more than two hours

The boss of Ultimate Traders, Nasir Rashid of London was handed a suspended jail term and fined £750 after he and the business were prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive.

The un-named worker, aged 30, from Levenshulme remained trapped for over two hours while the emergency services tried to free his arm from... For the full story register now for free or login below...