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Director fined for repeated negligent safety practices

A businessman from Northamptonshire has been fined £60,000 after ordering a worker to clean a moving machine that trapped and mangled his arm, requiring it to be amputated.

Paul Richard Llewellyn James, 58, of Cranford, Northamptonshire, pleaded guilty to two breaches of Regulation 11(1) of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, brought under Section 37 of the Health and Safety At Work etc Act 1974.

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