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M&E engineer killed by falling 300kg pipe

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder An electro-mechanical engineer was killed by a falling 300kg pipe during work to decommission a former factory in South Wales after the owners failed to appoint a competent main contractor. Gavin Bedford, 24, was helping to dismantle and demolish a section of industrial pipework at the Gerber Juice Company Ltd premises in Llantrisant, South Wales on 16 June 2010 when the 300kg pipe collapsed and struck him. Bedford, a well-known surfing and British trial-biking champion, [...]