COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY AFTER WORKER FALLS TO HIS DEATH

July 23, 2012

A scaffolding company has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations at a site where a worker fell to his death.

Jay Dolan, a director of Scafftex Systems, Tieveboy, Ballindrait pleaded guilty at Letterkenny Circuit Court to two breaches of health and safety law at Colgan Hall in Carndonagh on May 23rd, 2006.

Kevin McNammee from St. Johnston died after falling from scaffolding at the site.

Dolan pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safety harness to Mr McNamee and failing to provide employee safety training for working on scaffolding.

The case was adjourned to the next term of Letterkenny Circuit Court for sentencing and Judge John O’Hagan invited the family of Mr McNamee to attend and give evidence.


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