£120k fine after failure to report fall that resulted in paralysis

Source: on 2009-07-21 14:44:00

Wirral construction firm Property People (NW) has been been ordered to pay nearly £140,000 in fines and costs after a worker was paralysed in a fall.Harold Roach fell around three metres through roof joists at a refurbishment site in Birkenhead on 23 April 2005. He suffered severe back injuries and will be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.The accident happened as workers removed structural timbers from ...

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