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Fire crews release woman from machine at north Suffolk food factory

18:46 29 May 2012

Gressingham Foods processing plant on Hinderclay Road in Redgrave.

Gressingham Foods processing plant on Hinderclay Road in Redgrave.

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Firefighters were called to help a woman whose hand had become trapped in machinery at a north Suffolk food factory earlier today.

The incident happened at Gressingham Foods in Redgrave shortly before 8.30am and fire crews from Eye and Diss were called to release the woman.

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  • DaveG, 2 fire crews, 2 ambulances and the air ambulance were called to the factory, one shouldn't be so flippant until the H&S agency visit the site. However, poor training and the removal of safety guards, tends to be the usual suspects...most common in non-union workplaces.

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    nrg

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012

  • Her union dues would be better spent learning not to put hands into machinary

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    DaveG

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012

  • Times like this, it pays to belong to a union in the food industry. Hope the girl don't suffer any long-term effects.

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    nrg

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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