Demolition company fined following site death…

UK demolition contractor PC Richardson has been fined £100,000 following a fatal accident in which one of its workers was killed while working on nuclear decommissioning at the Sellafield site in Cumbria.  Meanwhile PC Richardson’s client Sellafield Ltd was fined £150,000.

The penalties came after 36-year-old Richardson employee Neil Cannon was killed in January 2003 when he fell 95 metres while removing steelwork inside a pile chimney.

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