Worker Dies Due to Fall from Roof

Worker Dies Due to Fall from Roof

It is believed the 54-year-old contracted employee was taking part in work on a large loft conversion on a local property when a ladder he was using collapsed and he was threw over the scaffolding handrail into a neighbouring garden.

An investigation took place and it was revealed that the scaffolding used to protect workers from any possible falls but it was not up to standard.

It is believed the deceased was hospitalised for 17 days post-accident were he sadly died.

Fatal accident at work compensation

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Posted: August 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm