Gardener died picking elderflowers from telehandler

Source: on 2009-12-14 14:40:00

A national organic farmer that allowed the use of telehandler buckets as work platforms to become "acceptable practice" has been fined £65,000 after a gardener fell from a bucket and was fatally crushed under the vehicle's wheels.Anthony Cripps worked as a market gardener at the Cotswold farm, owned by Daylesford Organic Farms and run by JCB construction equipment boss Sir Anthony Bamford and his wife. Prosecutor Ian Dixey told the ...

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