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Boss fined £20,000 after worker loses foot in shavings machine

The owner of a Penrith wood processing plant has today been fined £20,000 after a worker had his foot completely severed by a log shavings machine just two weeks into his new job.

Allan Wilson Jenkinson, aged 56, of Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, was prosecuted by HSE for putting workers at risk. He was also ordered to pay £6,146 in costs.

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