Crane firm hit with £389,000 penalty after double fatality

Source: on 2009-08-05 10:42:00

Crane firm WD Bennett Plant and Services has been fined £125,000 over the deaths of two men in a crane collapse.Gary Miles and Steven Boatman, who worked for Eurolift (Tower Cranes), were killed in February 2005 at a site near Worthing in West Sussex where a school sports hall was under construction. They had been working on the jib of the 36m-high crane when the crane collapsed, flinging them to ...

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