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Health and Safety News - 4 January 2011

Worker died during first day at work

A Newmarket retail display firm has been fined £80,000 plus £16,914 costs, after an employee was crushed to death by a stack of glass he was unloading on his first day at work.

Worker killed in machine

A packaging manufacturer has been fined £50,000 plus £76,150 costs, after a worker was killed when a machine he was working on was activated while he was still inside.

Worker found dead at canoe factory

A man has died after getting trapped in an oven at a canoe factory.

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