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Solihull hammer firm hit with fine after worker injures hand

A Solihull hammer manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered severe injuries when his hand was caught in an industrial drill.

Solihull magistrates heard Aaron Watts was working at the Shirley based Thor Hammer Company on 6 November 2008. Mr Watts was operating an unguarded pedestal drilling machine when the glove on his right hand became entangled in one of the rotating spindles of the drill.

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