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Nitrogen knocks out employee inside machine

HSE has prosecuted a Black Country recycling firm after nitrogen gas, used to stop explosions, made a worker pass out.

Halesowen Magistrates Court heard that it was usual for workers at Overton Recycling to climb into the chute of a fridge recycling machine at the company’s site in Rufford Street, Lye.

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