Conveyor accident leads to fine for tyre recycler

ERJ staff report (DS)

Belfast, Northern Ireland – OM Tyre Recycling Limited has been fined £7,500, in addition to a 12 month conditional discharge, plus £1,764 costs after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing at Newry Crown Court on 24 September 2012 to four breaches of health and safety legislation.

The case arose out of an incident that occurred on 22nd July 2011 at the company’s premises in Mayobridge. Mr Andrzej Zembala, an employee was trying to clear a blockage of accumulated shredded tyre pieces from an…

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