Fixing failure led to Terminal 5 death

Source: on 2009-11-09 09:19:00

Laing O'Rourke has been ordered to pay fines and costs of £150,000 after its failure to check the integrity of formwork components led to the death of a contractor at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5. Scaffolding and formwork supplier SGB Services landed a penalty of £60,000 for supplying the components and failing to carry out an effective product recall.On 3 August 2005, carpenter Mathew Gilbert, and engineer's assistant Parminder Singh were ...

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