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Fined over fall

Maintenance firm McFarlane Telfer was fined £5,000 at City of London Magistrates' Court last week after a welding fabricator fell 3.2 m and broke his neck in May 2005. George St John was replacing grating over an exterior lightwell at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London when the grating gave way and he fell to the bottom of the lightwell.

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