Tata Steel hit with £450,000 fine
Tata Steel has been fined £450,000 for safety breaches after a worker fell into an open pit.
A hearing at Sheffield Crown Court heard that, on 26 February 2014, Steven Ayres was working at Tata Steels Billet Mill, Stocksbridge, when he was tasked with emptying a skip at the bottom of an open pit.
With the assistance of an overhead crane operated by a driver, Ayres removed two floor plates that fully covered the pit; removed the skip out of the hole; emptied it; replaced the skip into the pit; and lastly began replacing the fl... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...