By George Roberts
There are dozens of deaths and more than 40,000 injuries each year related to the use of machines.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) argues that many of these could easily be prevented with the use of adequate machine guards.
On 30 September 2013, the HSE prosecuted Oldfields Ltd, an East London food manufacturer, for a series of safety failings in relation to its dicing machine…
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