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Woodwork firm fined £8,000 after employee severs fingers on saw

A Gloucestershire-based woodwork firm has been fined £8,000 after a worker lost three fingers whilst using a table saw.

Severn Valley Woodworks Limited failed to effectively supervise workers using dangerous machinery, Stroud Magistrates Court heard.Agency worker, Egidijus Norkus severed the top of his middle, ring and little fingers on 22 September 2014. ...
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