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Worker is left paralysed after being crushed by steel beam

A Doncaster housing developer was today fined £30,000 after a worker was left paralysed from the chest down when he was crushed by a steel beam weighing more than 660 pounds.

Anton Burrows, 24, from Dewsbury was working as part of a bricklaying team sub-contracted to Strata Homes Yorkshire Ltd, at their Suede Development construction site in Oxley Road, Huddersfield, on 7 April 2009 when the incident occurred.

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