Merseyside firm fined for Westfield death

A MERSEYSIDE firm has been fined £30,000 after one of its employees died while working at the Westfield Shopping Centre in East London three years ago.

Knowsley-based Firesafe Installations, controlled by director Rodney Ritson, had a crew at the centre working at height on a scissor lift in December 2009 when 39-year-old Shaun Scurry of Kirkby became trapped between a guardrail and overhead ducting.

A colleague could not release him and bring him down because he did not know how to use the emergency controls... For the full story register now for free or login below...