Apprentice fell through plywood-covered hole

Source: on 2009-09-14 11:25:00

A construction company has been fined £20,000 after panel covering an opening in the floor gave way sending an apprentice plunging four metres.The 20-year-old trainee joiner had been working for City Building, the privatised building services department of Glasgow City Council, on the construction of a new primary school in Glasgow. On 28 June 2007, he was on the upper floor of the building when he stepped onto an unsecured ...

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