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West Midlands manufacturer fined £200,000

A West Midlands manufacturer of calcium carbonate products has been fined £200,000 and ordered to pay costs of £23,218 after a worker suffered fatal injuries when struck by a forklift truck whilst walking in the designated pedestrian area of the site’s roadway. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the measures in place to separate and segregate pedestrians from vehicles were inadequate, with the designated pedestrian walkway running, unprotected, down the centre of the roadway used by vehicle