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Network Rail fined over death of worker

Network Rail has today been fined £125,000 pounds and ordered to pay costs of £85,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

64-year-old Malcolm Slater died in 2008 when the aerial platform he was working on sheared off.

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Network rail fined over death of a worker

Network Rail has today been fined £125,000 and ordered to pay £85,000 in costs following the death of one of its wokers.

Network Rail had pleaded guilty to a major health and safety breach which resulted in the death of 64-year-old Malcolm Slater.

The 64-year-old died after falling from a raised hoist onto the railway track at Margaretting in Essex in 2008. The case was heard at Chelmsford Crown Court.

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