The Managing Director of a solar panel company has received a suspended prison sentence and the company has been fined.

Gloucester Crown Court heard how a worker suffered serious injuries after falling through a fragile rooflight at a farm in Kemble. The worker suffered fractures to the skull and pelvis because of this incident.

An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) into the incident which occurred on 26 August 2015 found that Switch Capital EMEA Ltd had failed to ensure the safety of those working on the roof, they did not install safety netting which would have prevented the fall.

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Company fined and director sentenced after worker falls from height

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