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Black Country firm fined after worker crushed

A Birmingham galvanising firm was sentenced on 17 November after a man was crushed to death when a crane’s jig and load fell on him.

David Hunt, 49, from Dudley, was moving 500kg of metal components using a travelling crane when both the crane’s jig and the load it was holding, weighing around 1.3 tonnes in total, fell directly onto him.

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