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Bradford worker injured after just weeks in job

A Bradford textile firm has been sentenced for safety failures after a worker was left with a long-term hand injury after only a month in the job.

The 30 year-old employee joined the company as a wool sorter, a job that did not involve any working with machinery.

The following month he was told to clean debris from the trays of a machine that untangles woollen fibres – despite the fact he had no training or experience for handling machines at the factory.

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