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£180,000 Crown Court fine for landfill company

Created on 07/01/2017 @ 05:30
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A company has been fined £180,000 at Mold Crown Court after a worker lost both his legs in an accident at Bryn Posteg Landfill site at Llanidloes.

Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd, a member of the Welshpool based Potter Group of companies, admitted a health and safety charge and was fined £180,000 with £7,650 costs.

Victim Emrys Hughes, a 65-year-old grandfather who worked as a tractor driver at the site, took a heavy impact as he walked at the site and had to have both legs amputated above the knees. 

Sundorne Products admitted a health and safety charge.

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