Parker Hannifin fined £1m after worker killed by falling machine

Hemel Hempstead, UK – Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd, the Hemel Hempstead-based engineering group, has been fined £1m (€1.16 million) after a worker was killed while working on a large CNC milling machine.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said Colin Reddish, 48, from Lincolnshire was involved in moving a large CNC milling machine within the company’s Grantham factory on 30 April 2015 when it overturned and killed him.

The machine had been lifted using jacks and placed onto skates in order to give Mr…

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