Company fined after worker’s legs crushed

Added on: 17/07/2015

A marine demolition company was fined £42,000 after an incident that resulted in a worker subsequently having his legs amputated. Lee Pownall was trapped by his legs when a section of an old metal barge that he was assisting to dismantle in a dry dock beside the River Thames, in Erith, Kent, fell onto him. […]