Man traps hand in Kobusch factory machine

Kobusch factory The man was working at the Kobusch factory when his hand became trapped

A 57-year-old man has been taken to hospital with severe injuries after trapping his hand in machinery at a factory in West Lothian.

The accident happened at the Kobusch UK packaging company at the Brucefield Industrial Estate, Livingston, at about 14:25 on Saturday.

Workplace engineers released the man's hand by putting the machine into reverse.

He was given medication by paramedics before being taken to hospital.

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