Dockside MEWP death costs ship repairer £106,500

Source: on 2009-11-23 14:44:00

A botched lifting operation in which a cherrypicker suspended from a crane crushed a painter at Falmouth Docks in Cornwall has led to a £106,500 penalty for a ship repair company.John Datson, who worked as a painter for A&P Falmouth, was fatally crushed in August 2006 while helping a crane operator to guide a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) onto a moored Royal Navy vessel.Truro Crown Court heard the Grove ...

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