Worker seriously injured after getting leg stuck in ice machine

Emergency services were called to Whitelink Seafoods in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.

Injury: A worker was seriously injured. <strong>Google 2019</strong>
Injury: A worker was seriously injured. Google 2019

A worker has been seriously injured after getting his leg stuck in an ice machine at a fish factory.

Emergency services were called to Whitelink Seafoods in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, at 2.30pm on Wednesday.

A man, in his 50s, was taken by air ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in a serious condition.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 2.26pm on Wednesday to attend an incident on Maxwell Place in Fraserburgh.

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“We dispatched two ambulances and an air ambulance to the scene.

“We airlifted one male patient in his 50’s to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”

A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive said: “HSE is aware and is making initial inquiries.”


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