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Cement company fined after worker set on fire

An international cement company has been prosecuted by HSE after a worker was set alight in an explosion.

Electrical engineer, Paul Ridings, 39, of South Benfleet, Essex had been contracted to work for Lafarge Cement UK Plc, when he was engulfed by the fireball at the firm’s site at Thurrock Marine Terminal, Grays, Essex.

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