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Cleaning firm fined over porter's death at Bolton hospital

A national cleaning company has been fined £175,000 after a hospital porter was killed by an industrial waste compactor in Bolton.

Peter Bonomy's neck was broken when the lid on the large metal container slammed down on him at the Royal Bolton Hospital in Farnworth in 2006.

His employer, I…

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