Lack of planning led to silo death

Source: on 2009-06-08 13:58:00

A company that flouted confined working regulations, which led to the death of a silo maintenance worker, has been fined £30,000.Silo maintenance firm Silocheck had sent Paul Sharp to clean a fatty acid silo at Southern Valley Feeds in Calne, Wiltshire. It was a summer's day and while alone inside the silo, Sharp was overcome with heat exhaustion and collapsed, falling to the bottom of the empty silo.Trowbridge rope rescue ...

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