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Washington firm fined £2,000 after factory worker injured

A Washington firm has been fined £2,000 after a worker injured two of his fingers operating dangerous machinery that the company knew was defective.

Tanfield Metal Spinners Limited, of Parsons Industrial Estate, Washington, was also ordered to pay costs of £1,056 at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on Friday (26 February) after pleading guilty to breaching the Power and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

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