Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Fined £1.00 for worker crushed to death: Bust engineering firm guilty of safety breaches that killed Eccles man | Mancunian Matters

Fined �1 for worker crushed to death: Bust engineering firm guilty of safety breaches that killed Eccles man | Mancunian Matters: A financially-stricken engineering company was slapped with a �1 nominal fine for failing to protect an Eccles employee who was crushed to death more than three years ago.
Bruce Dempsey, 25, from Eccles, was killed by a half-tonne pressing machine at the Patricroft workshop of Applied Fusion Ltd in December 2009.
The machine had fallen from a faulty forklift truck and the firm was found to be guilty of breaching section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 in November 2012.

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