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Site manager’s son fractures skull in scaffold fall

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Pellikaan (Construction) has been fined after an apprentice fractured his skull after a six metre scaffold fall during construction works of the new West Bromwich Leisure Centre. Sandwell Magistrates’ Court  heard that the 19-year-old worker was standing on a tower scaffold in the empty swimming pool, attempting to cut canvas coverings from wooden roof beams. The scaffold was too high to fit under the beams so he started to take off the handrails causing [...]