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Firm fined after man has top of finger amputated

A Newcastle-under-Lyme company appeared in court yesterday (14 July) after one of its workers had part of a finger amputated while working on a rubber conveying machine.

The 49-year-old employee, who does not want to be named, was injured while working at Building Adhesives Ltd, Longton Road, Trentham on 6 July 2009. He was loading large fabric bags containing rubber into a hopper for distribution around the factory.

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