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£25,000 fine

Enfield-based contractor J Reddington was fined £25,000 at the Old Bailey last week after pleading guilty to breaching lifting safety regulations following a serious injury in August 2002 to Warsame Yusaf.Mr Yusaf was injured at the Kew Riverside site in Richmond, Surrey, when a lifting sling broke away from an excavator and its load of steel sheet piles fell on him.

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