Health and safety probe after teen’s accident

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A health and safety investigation has been opened after an 18-year-old was involved in an industrial accident at a Sheffield business yesterday.

Police and ambulance services were called to Yorkshire Wastecare - known as YWC - at Ecclesfield Industrial Estate off Station Road, Ecclesfield at 9.13am.

A man, thought to be aged 18, injured his arm in an industrial machine at the site and had to be taken to hospital.

A spokesman for the Health And Safety Executive confirmed it went to the business and it has opened an investigation into the accident.