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SF Limited fined after employee hands crushed in machine

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SF Limited fined after employee hands crushed in machine

Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Date of alert:

Friday, 5 May 2023

Crime Ref:

Force:

Devon & Cornwall Police

A dad from Devon was left with horrific injuries to his hands after an incident at his work.

The company has since been fined £26,000.

Dean Delahaye, from Barnstaple, had to have all eight fingers amputated after his hands were crushed by a metal rolling machine.

The 35-year-old worked for flue and chimney manufacturer SF Limited.

He was feeding flat metal sheeting into the machine when the incident took place on September 5, 2019.

He spent 54 days in hospital and had numerous operations.

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SF Limited fined after employee hands crushed in machine
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