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Manslaughter – Construction boss jailed.

Manslaughter

The commercial director of a construction company has been jailed for three years and three months after being found guilty of manslaughter.

 

 

Commercial director Conrad Sidebottom was found guilty of manslaughter while self-employed safety consultant Richard Golding was convicted on health and safety charges.

 

Deborah Jeffrey, specialist prosecutor at the CPS, said: “Anghel Milosavlevici’s tragic death was preventable and inexcusable.

 

“While working on the excavation of the house, his safety was the responsibility of Conrad Sidebottom, the commercial director of Siday, and Richard Golding, the independent health and safety consultant contracted to provide advice to Siday.

 

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Prohibition notices – Do not ignore

A developer has been jailed for 30 months after repeatedly breaching prohibition notices while redeveloping a former office block in Parkeston, Essex.

 

A developer has been jailed for 30 months after repeatedly breaching prohibition notices while redeveloping a former office block in Parkeston, Essex.

 

The Health and Safety Executive visited the site in February last year following complaints from local residents.

They complained about debris falling from upper storeys and of the danger to workers being left without any protection from falling while working at height.

 

Eze Kinsley, the developer in control of workers at the site, verbally abused the HSE Inspector who had to return with Essex police officers later to serve prohibition notices requiring an immediate stop to unsafe work at the site.

Kinsley reacted strongly to this, physically assaulting the inspector.

 

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