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Unsafe scaffolding leads to prosecution and fine

An eagle-eyed safety inspector was lied to after he stopped to investigate unsafe scaffolding he was driving past, a court heard.

HSE inspector Steve Woods was driving past the Coach & Horses Inn in Billinghay, Lincolnshire, on 11 June 2008 when he saw three employees of Bracknell Roofing Co Ltd using an unsafe tower scaffold to repair a flat roof.

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