Pirelli factory death probe ordered tougher safety measures

ERJ staff report (BC)

Carlisle, UK – An investigation by the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) into the death of a worker at Pirelli’s Carlisle factory found that the company breached health and safety laws at the plant, reports In-Cumbria.

George Falder, a 48-year-old father of two, is believed to have “died within seconds” on 30 September 2012 after entering a steam autoclave for reasons yet unknown and being overcome by extreme heat.

The HSE found the factory to be operating correctly.

The incident prompted the temporary closure…

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