Horror for work experience boy

CURTIS Hook faces months of agonising treatment after almost slicing two fingers off in a sanding machine while on work experience.Thousands of parents entrust the lives of their children each day to business and companies in the hope they will be able to prepare them for a rewarding job which will give them the opportunity of a better life.

By Nick Richards

CURTIS Hook faces months of agonising treatment after almost slicing two fingers off in a sanding machine while on work experience.

Thousands of parents entrust the lives of their children each day to business and companies in the hope they will be able to prepare them for a rewarding job which will give them the opportunity of a better life.

Today, while 14-year-old Curtis relives the horrific accident his parents, Ivan and Lorraine, say they feel bitterly let down as they comfort their injured son.

And Colin Richardson, managing director of Classic Design Furniture at Great Blakenham, where Curtis was working at the time, said he was "really saddened" by what had happened to the teenager.

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