Delivered unsafe item damaged me

Last friday I took delivery at home of pressed steel kitchen gas hob from a well known national department store.
After taking the top of the packaging off it, it then had to be lifted out. There was nothing to get hold of apart from the gas tap knobs, but I did not want to pull it out using these.
So I put my fingers underneath and lifted, but then received three deep cuts along the back of three fingers.
Being pressed steel the edges were razor sharp because thats how metal is if its been stamped and not finished off along the sheared edge with a file.
This is annoying because this situation is likely to happen time and time again to other people. Because how I lifted it out is probably the way everybody else would try to lift it out.
How can I be sure of getting the manufacturers to act to stop this happening again. The company is an Italian one, but I purchased it from a U.K. store.
My collegue suggests I should request 100 to be sent to a charity, since having to pay money might make them actually make them take notice and then carry out the extra work on these units to stop this repeatedly happening.
Thanks for any advice on how best to get them to make a charitable contribution.
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On Sun, 21 Feb 2010 14:29:26 -0000, "john hamilton"

You did something stupid and you want someone else to pay for your stupidity. Doesn't anyone take responsibility for their actions? Good grief.
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On Sun, 21 Feb 2010 10:01:35 -0800 (PST), Toom Tabard

Who do I go after, since I've had "paper cuts" using a ream of paper?
My guess is those in the UK want sharp pointy sticks and sharp instruments to have a BIG ASS label on them (pencils/scissors).
I must have had 20 paper cuts over the years.
The UK has the fourth (?) largest employer in the world (Health Care system). I figure they could fix cuts on a finger ... no wait....
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You're a slow learner, then. Whatever you do, don't start ordering gas hobs ;-)
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