• Kyle Durward

Roofing company fined after worker suffers fatal injuries in fall

A roofing company has been fined £165,000 after an employee fell through an industrial roof light, sustaining fatal injuries.

The employee was carrying out repairs on a large warehouse roof when he stepped on a fragile rooflight, falling more than 10 metres to the concrete floor. An investigation by HSE found that the repair work was carried out without appropriate safety precautions in place.

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