HSE Guidance L65 – Third edition
4th May 2016
Birmingham maintenance company fined £100,000
6th May 2016

National utilities firm fined £2.6 Million

A national provider of utilities has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the, unsupported 2.4 metre deep, trench in which he laying ducting in collapsed on him. The Court heard that the company failed to adequately risk assess the works or control the way in which the excavation took place.