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Blackburn firm prosecuted after teenager seriously injured

A Lancashire plastics company has appeared in court after a teenage apprentice suffered serious injuries when his arm was dragged into a machine.

The worker, from Blackburn, who asked not be named, dislocated his left shoulder and broke his arm on 6 May 2008 while working at General All Purpose (GAP) Plastic’s Blackburn factory on Partnership Way.

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