Company sentenced after the death of Cameron Minshull

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A court has fined Huntley Mount Engineering £150,000 over the death of 16-year-old Cameron Minshull who died on an apprenticeship in 2013.

Lime People Training Solutions, who placed Cameron, were fined £75,000 for not ensuring his workplace was safe.

Zaffar Hussain, the sole owner of Huntley Mount Engineering, was responsible for Health and Safety at the site, he was jailed for 8 months.

Zaffar Hussain is also banned from being s director of a company for 10 years.

Akbar Hussain, who was supposed to supervise Cameron, failed to train or supervise him at all. He was sentenced to 4 months in prison, suspended.

Akbar Hussain was also fined £3,000 and ordered to do 200 hours community service.

16 year old Cameron Minshull died weeks into an apprenticeship at Huntley Mount Engineering in Bury in 2012.

At the time of the incident, his devastated mum Joanne Hill said her family had ‘lost a very precious part of our lives’.

More than 1,000 people attended a memorial vigil in Bury in tribute to the popular teenager.