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Bury firm sentenced after woman’s fingers severed

A worker in a factory, manufacturing lids for food containers, had four fingers severed in a lid-punching machine that had been modified by her employers.

Chadwicks of Bury Ltd, which produces lids for yogurt pots, ice cream cartons and other food containers, was prosecuted by HSE following the incident at the company’s Villiers Street factory on 15 May 2008.

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