In October 2017, an incident occurred when an employee of Mr Bagel's Limited was able to access the internal parts of a machine as he attempted to clear dough that had become jammed. When the dough was cleared, the machine restarted and amputated the employees hand at the wrist. The HSE investigation found that the company did not have adequate measures in place to prevent access to the dangerous parts of the machine. Mr Bagel’s Limited pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 11 of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and was fined £4,500 and ordered to pay costs of £4,500.
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