A Cumbrian firm has been fined £150,000 following the death of a worker more than two years ago.
Forty-eight-year-old George Falder was killed at the Pirelli tyre factory in Carlisle in September 2012 after being trapped in a hot oven.
Pirelli will also have to pay legal costs of £46,706.
A Cumbrian firm has admitted breaches of health and safety at Carlisle Crown Court after a worker died in a hot oven over two years ago.
Forty-eight-year-old George Falder was killed at the Pirelli tyre factory in Carlisle in September 2012.
The judge is due to pass sentence on the company shortly.
Tyre manufacturer Pirelli is due to appear before Carlisle Magistrates' Court this morning after an employee was killed when he became trapped in an industrial oven.
48-year-old George Falder, from Carlisle, was found dead at the factory on Dalston Road in September 2012.
Tyre manufacturer Pirelli is to be prosecuted after an employee was killed when he became trapped in an industrial oven.
George Falder, 48, from Carlisle, was found dead at the factory on Dalston Road in the city on 30 September 2012 in a machine used to heat tyres to temperatures up to 150 degrees Celsius.
The Health and Safety Executive is bringing criminal proceedings against Pirelli Tyres Ltd following an investigation into Mr Falder’s death. The company has been charged with a breach of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, which relates to failing to ensure the safety of employees.
Pirelli Tyres is due to appear before Carlisle Magistrates’ Court for the first hearing of the case tomorrow.
The death of a man in an industrial steam oven at the Pirelli factory in Carlisle has been deemed an accident in a unanimous decision by the inquest jury.
George Falder entered the autoclave which reached temperatures of 145 degrees celsius in September 2012. Assistant coroner Robert Chapman described it as a horrifying death.
Kim Inglis reports.
Pirelli has sent their condolences to the family of George Folder who died whilst working in the factory.
Earlier today, Friday 13 December, the jury at the inquest reached a verdict of accidental death.
The 48-year-old's body was discovered inside an industrial steam oven at the tyre factory in Carlisle in September 2012.
Within the last few minutes, the jury has reached a verdict of accidental death in the inquest into the death of Pirelli worker George Folder.
His body was discovered inside the autoclave at the Pirelli tyre factory in Carlisle in September 2012.
The widow of the Carlisle worker who died inside an industrial steam oven says she doesn't believe he killed himself.
Andrea Falder was giving evidence at the inquest into the death of her husband George, and said he had 'everything to live for'.
Mr Falder was found inside the autoclave at the Pirelli tyre factory last year.
Earlier the jury had heard he had a long history of anxiety and depression, but his GP who saw him in the days before he died, said he was looking forward to getting better.
Hannah McNulty reports.
The wife of the man found an industrial steam oven has told the inquest her husband had "everything to look forward to".
Andrea Falder said she and husband George had recently returned from holiday and George was preparing his father of the bride speech for his daughters wedding.
Former mental health worker Barbara Harrison said he had a long history of anxiety and depression and had had suicidal thoughts but had always been treated.
His GP Dr Lightfoot saw him four days before his death as he was 'feeling low' but had discussed him going back on medication adding "he was looking forward to getting better."
All the evidence has been heard and Assistant Coroner Robert Chapman will begin summing up tomorrow.
The hearing continues.
The wife of the man found an industrial steam oven has told the inquest she doesn't believe he killed himself.
George Falder died inside the autoclave at the Pirelli tyre factory in Carlisle last year.
Give evidence, Andrea Falder said she didn't believe he would have killed himself as he wouldn't have put his family, friends and colleagues through the trauma.
Evidence from colleagues has suggested he may have gone inside the machine to pick up dropped debris or check on the drain.
Jurors have been asked to consider whether he deliberately took his own life.