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Worker seriously burned after cutting through 11,000 volt cable in Worcester

05-03-2012

high voltageTwo companies have been fined after a demolition worker was engulfed in flames when he cut through a live 11,000 volt cable at an electricity substation in Worcester.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted Birmingham firm DSM Demolition Ltd. and Halesowen-based Gould Singleton Architect…

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Stoke foundry fined for worker's burns

22-09-2011

A foundry in Stoke-on-Trent has been fined after a man was left with serious injuries after being burned by molten metal.

Copper Alloys Ltd. was prosecuted after the 28-year-old worker suffered severe burns to his left arm and upper legs when he fell into an unfenced pit, which housed a mould contai…

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