Montracon fined £172,500 for safety breaches after worker falls from height


 

Trailer manufacturer Montracon has been fined £172,500 for safety breaches after a worker suffered head injuries after falling from a stepladder. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard last week that the 57-year-old worker was cleaning the cant rail of a curtain side trailer that had just been manufactured. Whilst using stepladders positioned on top of the trailer to reach the work the employee pulled the steps further down the trailer to clean the next section. As he climbed up the steps they […]