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skip hire liverpool worker seriously injured

24 Apr 2013

A company who specialise in skips for hire Liverpool, has had a serious accident at their yard, when a man was crushed beneath a forklift truck.

The gentlemen, was employed by the skip company in Bootle, was working at the back of the truck when he was pulled under the machine. He reportedly suffered major crushing injuries to his chest, as well as fractures to his pelvis and left foot.

The man, who is in his twenties, was being treated in intensive care.

A spokesman said: “The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, where his condition was described as serious.

“No-one else on the site has been reported as being injured.

“The circumstances surrounding how the man came to be injured are currently under investigation by the Health and Safety Executive.”

A co-worker commented that the man was not in a critical position.

Health and safety bosses were last Friday, set to investigate Tuesday’s incident following a referral from Merseyside police.

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