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Automotive manufacturer fined £400,000 after employee dies at work

Calsonic Kansei UK Limited has been fined £400,000 after an employee died on the day he was to take voluntary redundancy.

Darren Small, 35, from Loughor was struck by a forklift truck on 17 March 2008.

The company pleaded guilty to a charges under Section 2(1) and Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, at Swansea Crown Court, were fined £400,000 and ordered to pay £44,790.14 costs.

For further details, view the HSE Press Release.

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