£135,000 fines for cold store collapse

UK: Two companies have been fined for safety failings that led to two workers being seriously injured when a cold store collapsed under them. John Sisk and Son Ltd of St Albans, the principal contractor for fitting out a new distribution warehouse in Motherwell and Hemsec Installations Ltd (HIL) of Birkenhead, the company subcontracted to design and construct the cold store structure, were fined a total of £135,000 over the incident in October 2010. More details...