School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

Added on: 22/01/2016

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed. St Albans Magistrates’ Court heard how on September 2011 a 13-year-old pupil at the school was playing on a wooden swing in an adventure playground. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found the swing had […]