Manufacturing firm fined after employee breaks arm

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries


2 September 2016

UK Regulatory Materials Studies

Sovex Ltd has been fined £17,000, and ordered to pay £24,000 in costs, after an engineer suffered an injury when his arm was pulled into machinery while he was working to install a new conveyor belt system. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found the company failed to have in place effective guarding and isolation procedures on the machinery.

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