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Company and self employed contractor sentenced for lift shaft death

A company and a self employed contractor have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left Read More

Court hears how Burghley House butler was fatally crushed

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to Read More

London Underground fined £500,000 after fall in disused station

London Underground has been fined £500,000 after a worker fell 9.5m from a tower scaffold. The maintenance worker was cleaning Read More

Woman injured in Starbucks lift shaft fall

A woman has been injured after falling 25ft (7.6m) down a lift shaft in a Starbucks coffee shop. The woman, Read More

Council in court after schoolgirl seriously injured in lift shaft fall

City of Edinburgh Council has been fined after a schoolgirl was seriously injured when she fell more than five metres down a lift shaft and into a basement as teachers attempted to free her from a broken down lift. Read More

Firm fined after worker fell down lift shaft

A lift engineer was severely injured when he fell down a lift shaft at a hospital construction site in Cambridge. Read More



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