Casualty suffers 'potentially serious injuries' at North Staffordshire factory

A man has been taken to hospital with 'potentially serious injuries' after paramedics were called to a North Staffordshire factory. The alarm was raised at Klarius Products, in Cheadle, last night.

One ambulance was sent to the New Haden Road factory at 7.03pm. The current condition of the casualty is not known.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to an incident at a property on New Haden Road. One ambulance attended the scene. Upon arrival we found a man. He was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained potentially serious injuries. He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene before being conveyed to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.”

Klarius Products has issued a statement following the workplace incident.

A Klarius Products spokesman said: “During the evening shift on Monday 1 July we experienced a minor accident where an employee was involved in an incident that exacerbated an old injury. An ambulance was called as a precaution and following a hospital check-up the person in question was discharged and sent home to rest and there do not appear to be any serious injuries. As with all health and safety incidents, a full review will be conducted; this was simply an unfortunate minor accident, and our employee has the full support of the company in their recovery.”

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