Local company fined Â£13,000 following employee fall
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) subsequently investigated the accident and found that there were no attachment points on the roof for safety harnesses and no protection had been provided for employees working near the edge of the roof or the skylights. Gendex Ltd had been aware of the risks but had decided it was sufficient to warn employees about the potential risk as opposed to installing any safety equipment that they considered may have damaged the roof. Gendex Ltd admitted two breaches of the Work at Height Regulations and were fined Â£13,000.00 and ordered to pay costs of Â£2,477.
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