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York building company fined

York building company fined

5:54pm 3rd February 2010
(Updated 10:37am 18th February 2010)

A York based construction company has been fined £20,000 after one of its cranes overturned seriously injuring a worker.

Shepherd Construction Limited, of Jockey Lane in Huntington, pleaded guilty to breaching the Health and Safety Act.

Magistrates have fined the company and ordered them to pay costs of £6,900

The courts heard how a cherry picker toppled over, leaving its driver with serious injuries to his skull, back and legs.

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