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Bin man’s death leads to £130,000 fine for company

A refuse company has today been fined £130,000 after a worker was killed near Aylesbury when a 1,100-litre recycling bin fell on his head.

David Ives, 56 from High Wycombe, an employee of Veolia ES (UK) Ltd (formally known as Onyx UK Ltd) was collecting refuse outside a pub in Easington, near Aylesbury when the incident happened on 5 May 2004.

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