• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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British Firm Fined For Indian-Origin Employee’s Death

District judge Tim Daber, in ruling said the incident “was an accident waiting to happen”. The deceased was an expert machine operator was hit by a force up to eight tonnes by a metal retaining end-cap (Photo for Representation Only: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

The UK plastic products manufacturing firm, Nylacast Limited has been fined around £300,000 for violating safety rules and regulations which caused to the death of its Indian-origin male staff member Tarsem Singh (52). Singh lost his life from a heart attack after sustaining injuries after a mishap in 2016 at the firm’s plant in Leicester. Nylacast pleaded guilty in the Northampton magistrates court for two breaches of health and safety standards. The firm which produces plastic for the construction and offshore businesses has been fined £293,000 and asked to pay a sum higher than £10,000 in costs. District judge Tim…

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