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Walkers fined after man killed by toxic gas

Food giant Walkers Snack Foods Ltd and chemical distributor Omnichem Ltd have been fined a total of £350,000 after a worker was killed by a cloud of toxic gas.

John Marriott, 59, of Scalford, near Melton Mowbray, was working for Omnichem on 19 July 2006 when he was seriously affected by green chlorine dioxide fumes.

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