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Man is left brain damaged by falling panel saw

A haulage company was today fined £5,000 after one of its employees suffered brain damage when he was struck on the head by a 290 kilogram panel saw.

Nicholas Holmes, 49, from Bradford, was delivering panel saws to the Saw Centre in Eglinton Street, Glasgow, on 16 August 2007 when one fell off the vehicle, hitting him on the head. Mr Holmes was left with permanent brain damage by the incident.

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