Company fined £10k after trench collapse

A BUILDING company has been fined thousands of pounds after a employee suffered ‘life changing injuries’ whilst on site.

Former England kick-boxer Zac Davis, 36, was hit by a slab of concrete and buried up to his waist following a trench collapse on a building site in Bardney.

His employer, Phil Watson Civil Engineering Ltd, of Shirebrook, Mansfield, was fined £10,000 by Lincoln Magistrates Court on Wednesday for breaching Regulation 31(1) of the Construction (Design and Management) Act 2007.


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