Seven-year-old died in roof fall

Source: on 2009-11-12 07:22:00

A seven-year-old child's fatal three-storey fall at a refurbishment site has resulted in the HSE successfully prosecuting builder Lovell Partnerships. The company has been fined £75,000.The child fell off the roof of a block of flats Lovell was refurbishing in Washington in Tyne and Wear. He had gained access to the roof via scaffolding that the builder had left up on the flats for too long.Lovell originally required the scaffolding ...

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