Birmingham Airport fined £100,000 after guilty plea

Birmingham Airport has been fined £100,000 after a six-year-old boy was injured by a baggage conveyor. The penalty was handed down at Birmingham Magistrates' Court after the Airport pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety laws. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) into the incident, which occurred in September 2016, found the airport management had removed a safety device and its replacement did not provide the same level of protection. HSE inspector Geoffrey Brown said: "This case will serve as a ... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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