Suspended sentence for employer of worker who was seriously injured by table saw

An employer has been sentenced after one of his workers severed three fingers. Andrew Gibson was given a suspended jail sentence for safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 19 October 2016, an employee was using an Elektra Beckum table saw to cut down some 2.4m by 2.4m sheets of chipboard at a workshop in Houndhill Park, Rotherham. The worker’s right hand made contact with the unguarded saw blade and three of his fingers were severed. After the incident he... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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