Employee fell from makeshift fabric ladder

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

A Flintshire-based fabric firm has been prosecuted under the Work at Height Regulations after an employee's makeshift method of using pulled-out fabric rolls as a ladder to climb racking led to him losing his footing, falling and breaking his arm.John Webb, who was employed at textile, craft and hobby retailer, Michael Abakhan, near Holywell in North Wales devised his dangerous climbing method after he realised the steps he normally used ...

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