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Worker is left paralysed after fall from gritter

Worker is left paralysed after fall from gritter

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder A Cumbernauld worker is left paralysed after falling from the top of a road gritter while trying to clear a blockage. His employer has now been fined £12,500 for breaching the Work at Height Regulations. Colin Shields, 34, was standing on top of the gritter at Inex Works Ltd’s premises in a bid to help his colleagues dislodge compacted grit salt from inside the machine when the incident happened on 28 December 2010. Airdrie Sheriff [...]

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