By Richard Hartley-parkinson | Daily Mail Online
A factory worker was burnt to death when be became trapped in an industrial oven at a canoe factory.
body of Alan Catterall, 51, was discovered yesterday morning when
workers arrived at Pyranha Mouldings in Runcorn, Cheshire, shortly
The Health and Safety Executive has been informed
about the man's death and is investigating how he got trapped in the
machine and the oven switched on.
The firm said it was 'shocked and saddened at the tragic loss' of Mr Catterall.It is believed he got stuck in the industrial oven while he was cleaning machinery at the factory.
Paramedics from North West Ambulance Service said it was still extremely hot when they arrived at the scene.
Mouldings, which makes kayaks and describes itself as Europe's largest
specialist manufacturer, said it will co-operate with the HSE
Police said that they will not be carrying out a criminal investigation into the death of Mr Catterall, from Murdishaw, Runcorn.
Catterall's death happened the same day that a 39-year-old man died
when his legs were crushed while working at Gaskells Waste Services in
Galka Zbigniew, from Katowice, Poland, suffered haemorrhaging, shock and severe traumatic injury to both legs.
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