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Essex roofing contractor given suspended prison sentence

30-08-2011

A self-employed roofing contractor from Essex has been given a suspended prison sentence after an incident in which a friend fell through the roof of a domestic garage – and later died of his injuries.

Steve Mason had been contracted to replace a flat roof on a double garage at a house in Well …

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Essex satellite firm sentenced after fatal roof fall

16-08-2011

Satellite TV installation firm Foxtel Ltd, has been prosecuted following the death of a worker who fell while carrying out work on a roof, reports the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Engineer Noel Corbin, 29, from New Addington, Croydon, suffered fatal head injuries after falling 13.5 metres from…

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Parcel firm fined £150,000 after lorry reverses into worker's head

02-08-2011

Tufnells Parcels Express Ltd has been fined £150,000 and ordered to pay £19,000 in court costs after an employee was seriously injured when his skull was crushed by a reversing lorry at the company's depot in West Horndon nr Brentwood, Essex.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that  Sim…

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