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Crane manufacturer fined following near-miss in Sheffield

A crane manufacturer and supplier was today (8 February) fined £10,000 after an electric overhead moving crane dropped a load, narrowly avoiding the crane operator.

Rossendale Group Limited, of Portside North, Merseyton Road, Ellesmere Port in Wirral, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 6(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The company was also ordered to pay £10,000 costs at Sheffield Magistrates Court.

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