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Workers’ injuries lead to fines for two Derbyshire companies

Two companies have been fined following separate incidents at a Derbyshire lead smelting works. The first happened on 19 August 2009 when an employee suffered severe burns following an explosion at the site. The second incident happened on 7 May 2010 when an employee of Key Engineering (Chesterfield) Ltd was investigating a fault on an overhead travelling crane. The 27-year-old worker, who has also asked not to be named, was on the crane gantry while testing it.

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