Man killed after collision with heavy goods vehicle at UPM Shotton Paper Mill, Deeside Industrial Estate
http://osteriapulcinella.co.uk/menu_item/penne-2/ A man has died after he was involved in a collision with heavy goods vehicle on Deeside Industrial Estate yesterday (Monday 6 February). The deceased has been named as Austin Thomas from Flint.
North Wales Police were called to the UPM Shotton Paper Mill on Deeside Industrial Park, Weighbridge Road, on Monday after reports of a collision between a man and a heavy goods vehicle.
At around 11.30am, Mr. Austin, a contract worker, was struck by a large bucket loader which was being driven by another contract worker.
The incident happened in the recovered fibre warehouse, which is used for the storing of paper prior to recycling. The bucket loader that stuck the man is designed to move waste paper around a warehouse.
UPM Shotton’s own Emergency Response Team were first on site, whose team included a first aid responder.
The emergency services were also called, however Mr. Austin was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.
An investigation into the fatality has been launched and police say they have handed the investigation to the Health and Safety Executive.
http://lizhingley.com/?p=214 Detective Chief Inspector Neil Harrison said:
“A man arrested yesterday in connection with the matter has now been released without charge and there will be no further police action.
“An investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this tragic incident.
“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at the very difficult time.”
orlistat without script Mr David Ingham, General Manager, UPM Shotton said:
“At this time we are investigating the full details of the incident, working closely with the emergency services and the HSE.
“Our immediate thoughts are with the individual’s family and colleagues. We will provide full support to all staff involved and investigate fully with all parties.
“North Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive are on site and are currently carrying out interviews with all witnesses and staff.
“The recovered paper warehouse is closed until further notice. The warehouse is used for the storing of paper prior to recycling.”
The Health and Safety Executive has now interviewed witnesses and is reviewing materials relating to the incident.
UPM say no further comment will be made until all investigations have been concluded.
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