Firm fined after worker falls into sewage well

A BLOXWICH company has been fined after a worker fell and slid seven metres into a sewage well in Halesowen.

The 34-year-old from Walsall, who has asked not to be named, was clearing a blockage for Tardis Environmental UK Ltd at a partially completed housing development when the incident occurred on August 26 last year.

A pump at the bottom of the sewage well had stopped working because it had become blocked with "rag" - bulky waste material such as nappies.

To remove the waste the employee used a road tanker wit... For the full story register now for free or login below...