Brighton Construction Ltd pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 22(1) of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 at court today (3 March). It was fined a total of £25,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,000.
David Homewood, 53, from Eastbourne, was delivering a kitchen unit to a new block of flats in Brighton, when the incident happened on 3 November 2009. Homewood fell 6 metres down an unguarded lift shaft.
For further detail, read the HSE Press Release.