Joint re-evaluation of two requests
13th November 2015
European Chemical Agency
17th November 2015

North Wales ceramics firm fined

A Ruabon, North Wales, ceramics firm was fined a total of £180,000, and ordered to pay £23,300 in costs following an incident in December 2012 when a maintenance supervisor, was killed whilst moving a power press.

An investigation by HSE found that the lifting operation had been unsafe and the deceased had not been adequately trained in undertaking the lifting of non-standard loads.