15.05.2019

Lincolnshire company fined after employee falls through roof

A Lincolnshire construction company has been sentenced after an employee
received serious injuries from falling through a fragile roof.

Boston Magistrates' Court heard how on 2 May 2017 an employee of Foundations and
Buildings Ltd was constructing the roof of a new agricultural building adjacent
to an existing barn in Louth, Lincolnshire. While doing so he stepped onto the
fragile roof of the adjacent barn, fell five metres onto the concrete floor and
broke his back.

A Lincolnshire construction company has been sentenced after an employee received
serious injuries from falling through a fragile roof.

Boston Magistrates' Court heard how on 2 May 2017 an employee of Foundations and
Buildings Ltd was constructing the roof of a new agricultural building adjacent
to an existing barn in Louth, Lincolnshire. While doing so he stepped onto the
fragile roof of the adjacent barn, fell five metres onto the concrete floor and
broke his back.

AplusA-online.de - Source: Health and Safety Executive (HSE) - Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety